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Police Warn Public to be Alert for Scammers

 

Last updated 3/19/2021 at 8:01pm



North Woodbury Township Police Chief Dave Rosamilia and Blair County Sheriff James Ott have teamed up with a series of radio ads to warn residents to be on alert for scammers.

“Citizens across the United States are being defrauded of their life savings every day.” Rosamilia said. “Criminals use the phone, internet and social media to scam victims out of money.”

Rosamilia said criminals use a variety of tactics to scam people such as pretending to be a family member or friend in trouble and that they need money wired to them quickly.

Another common tactic is to tell the victim that t...



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