On 04/23/2020 the South Heidelberg Police Department received information regarding a fraud.
A male claiming to work for Apple security requested the victim to allow remote access to her computer. The male later requested the victim to purchase various gift cards and provide the card and PIN numbers to him.
The South Heidelberg Police Department would like to remind everyone if you are asked to purchase gift cards or provide other identifying information, such as your bank account information, to an unknown source no matter how convincing the story may be, please do not provide the information.
Fraud cases should be reported to the South Heidelberg Police Department by calling 610-670-9885 and the Federal Trade Commission by calling (202) 326-2222 or by using the below link:
Additional information regarding fraud scams can found at the FTC including commonly used gift card fraud scams: