Numerous jurisdictions throughout the State have experienced fraud scams where suspects are contacting elderly residents and convincing them that a relative has been arrested and in need of cash bail immediately. The suspects are also approaching victims’ houses to collect the bail for their relatives.
In several instances, residents throughout the State have provided well over $20,000 to these suspects, believing that their relative needed help. The suspects approach the residence with N95 masks and gloves in order to make contact with the victims. These incidents have occurred in several towns nearby!
If this type of fraud is attempted, please contact Harding Twp. PD immediately!