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On 07/17/2019 the Carlisle Police Department received a complaint about a phone scam. Based upon further investigation, an individual contacted the victim claiming to be from Apple technical support. They told the victim, there were issues with the new computer the victim recently purchased, the issues needed resolved. The victim provided confidential information believing the individual on the phone was from Apple technical support. Using that information, the suspects were able to manipulate the victim's bank account information. An investigation into the scam is currently ongoing.

Police remind readers to be careful when releasing personal information to strangers over the phone, no matter the scenario.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Reference ID: 
car2019-07-1153

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