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Date Posted:9/29/15
Case #:PSU201503491
Crime Date:9/29/15
Victim Auth:No
Crime Details:Penn State University Police and other local agencies are investigating several telephone scams which have been recently reported in the area. The callers may indicate they are a member of law enforcement, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), or another legitimate agency. Victims are told they owe money and immediate payment may be requested in the form of a pre-loaded debit card, money order, or wire transfer. The caller will often stay on the phone with the victim until the transaction is complete. If the victim refuses to cooperate, the caller may then threaten the victim with arrest. If you receive this type of phone call, DO NOT provide the caller with any information over the phone and contact police immediately. Anyone with information should contact Penn State University Police at (814) 863-1111 or Centre County Crime Stoppers at tip@centrecountycrimestoppers.org (*Persons providing information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00 from Centre County CrimeStoppers) Anonymous tips can be submitted at: http://www.police.psu.edu/psu-police/report-crime.cfm
Agency:Penn State University Police
28 Eisenhower Parking Deck
University Park,PA,16802
phone: 814-863-1111
fax: 814-865-0466
email: police@psu.edu
Posted Online:9/29/15

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