Scam alert

On this date a phone scam was reported to the Shippensburg Police. A Shippensburg resident received a phone call from a person claiming to be the IRS. The caller told the resident to go to CVS and buy several Google cards or they would be arrested. CVS refused to sell the Google cards to the resident. The phone number used came back to the Shippensburg Police station. All residents should be aware that the IRS never calls your cell phone number for any reason. The caller used the address of the Shippensburg Police station during a brief conversation with an officer.

Incident Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:40pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

SP-2019-0926

Location: 

60 West Burd Street
Shippensburg, PA 17257