Pennsylvania Courts Advise of Phone Scam
Last updated 9/17/2020 at 11:05am
Pennsylvania’s Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is advising the public to stay vigilant against a recently reported phone scam.
The scam involves calls that “spoof” or mimic the AOPC’s telephone number. During the spoof call, known as a family imposter call, the caller claims to be a relative who is in need of immediate funds for bail, fines and other court expenses.
The AOPC will never place calls or solicit payment by credit card, gift card, or any other means of electronic funds transfer for any reason.
Should you receive a phone call from a number or an indi...