Police Offer Tips To Spot Scam Artists In Light Of Mail Lottery Scam

- Luzerne County Detective Chaz Balogh says most scams are easy to spot but he says there are a few things you can do in matter of minutes that can prevent a lot of headaches-  Balogh was reacting to a mail lottery scam that is popping up around the area-- It involves a bogus check sent to people that will supposedly start the process toward receiving some $50,000 dollars-  Balogh said, "You can do an internet search of the company names, addresses and phone numbers--if none of the information comes up or matches then you can feel confident it is a scam no matter how legitimate everything looks--"  Heather O'Gorman from Pringle called the I-Team when she received a lottery offer in the mail-she said, "I called you guys because I was afraid that someone may think it was real and cash the check--"

Don't Miss

  • CMN Telethon
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Golf Challenge
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • The Big Race Indy
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Stroke Awareness Month
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Stefano @ School
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

Video Center