Internet Scam / Fraud

Public Notification of Internet Scam; On 04/11/2014 at approximately 1100 hours, a Steelton resident contacted police in regards to an internet scam. The scam was received as an Email with residents name/address/phone and social security number attached. The Email originated from a person saying they were a "Senior Attorney" and that the resident was named in a lawsuit. The Email contended that the resident would owe over $11,000 unless this attorney was contacted. The resident contacted the Steelton Police instead and it is believed this is a scam to obtain money under false pretense. Residents of Steelton should be aware not to respond to such scams and that if residents are not sure they should contact Steelton Police at 717-939-9841.

Incident Date: 
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:00am

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

C14-0002077

Location: 

Steelton, PA 17113