PSP-INDIANA INVESTIGATING SCAMS
Indiana Barracks State Police have been investigating several scams over the past few weeks.
A Homer City woman received $ 8,000 in a Facebook scam. State police said that between December 30 and January 6, the 71-year-old woman gave $ 8,000 to a person on Facebook named Joshua Oliva. She believed she was in a romantic relationship with him.
Indiana State Police have investigated a fraud in which over $ 600 was stolen from someone’s bank account. Police say between January 19 and 20, someone was able to access the Sezzle account of a 43-year-old Homer City woman and earn $ 632.69 in purchases that arrived from her bank account. Solvability factors were not identified during the study.
The scammers managed to take away the $ 800 Coral man. State police say between January 12 and 14, a 54-year-old man was tricked into giving $ 800 in Apple gift cards to an unidentified man who promised to secure a loan through LightStream services on Jan. 12. No solvability factors were identified in the case.