Man scammed out of $20K in Loyalsock Township


LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville says they were informed of a scam that occurred at a residence on Fieldcrest Drive where the victim was duped into giving away $20,000.

Troopers say the victim received a phone call from an unknown suspect pretending to be the victim’s grandson asking for $20,000 for bail money as he had been arrested.

According to law enforcement, the victim then mailed the suspect $20,000 in cash.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PSP-Montoursville at 570-368-5700.

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