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

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

Area law enforcement officials say people can check out possible scammer in s matter of minutes on their home computer.
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--"
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