Friday, March 24

85 Year-Old Woman Loses Nearly $50,000 Via Computer Scam, Police Say


According to Nassau County Police Detectives, a female victim, 85, while inside her North Hills residence using her computer, received a prompt to call a phone number. She called and spoke to an unknown male claiming to work for Microsoft.
The male instructed her to go to her local bank branch and transfer $49,000 (U.S.) to another bank account that he had provided the information for.
After the transfer was completed, the unknown male instructed the victim to send a copy of her driver’s license and the bank receipt of the transfer to a phone number that he provided.
This incident is under investigation.


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