PENN TOWNSHIP, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Pennsylvania State Police say a 71-year-old man fell victim to an “Anti-virus protection plan” scam on May 31.
Officials say an unknown individual emailed the victim stating the victim owed money for an anti-virus protection plan.
Troopers say the victim then wire transferred $14,300 to a bank in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The investigation is ongoing.
The Federal Trade Commission has provided tips on recognizing a scam before it’s too late.