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JEFFERSON COUNTY MAN VICTIM OF SCAM

A JEFFERSON COUNTY MAN IS THE VICTIM OF A SCAM TODAY.  STATE POLICE OUT OF DUBOIS TELL US THE ELDERLY MAN RECEIVED PHONE CALLS FROM AN UNKNOWN MAN CLAIMING HE REPRESENTED A COMPANY FOR WHOM THE MAN USED TO WORK.  THE SUSPECT CLAIMED THE GENTLEMAN WAS OWED MONEY DUE TO AN OVERPAYMENT AND NEEDED TO DEPOSIT IT IN HIS BANK ACCOUNT.  THE ELDERLY MAN THEN ALLOWED ACCESS INTO HIS BANK ACCOUNT WHERE HE WAS FRAUDULENTLY GIVEN 41 HUNDRED DOLLARS.  FROM THAT POINT, THE SUSPECT TOLD THE MAN TO SEND CASH TO A POST OFFICE IN NEW YORK.  POLICE REMIND YOU TO BE ALERT TO SUCH SCAMS. 



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