craud … A resident of the 1500 block of Bardsey DULvH, $PEOHU, nRWLfiHG SRlice of a possible scam at 8:23 a.m. Sept. 23, police said. qhe man said he had been working on his computer when a pop up appeared, which he quickly closed to continue working, police said. fmmediately after closing it, an alert appeared on the screen stating it was from the FBf and that the computer would be locked for visiting an illegal website, police said. ft also stated the computer would be unlocked after making a payment of A200 using a dreen aot Money mak Card, police said. When the notice wouldn’t go away after various attempts, the man went to a local Rite Aid and purchased the card and followed the instructions for getting rid of the notice by typing in the card’s account number, police said. qhe notice went away, but the resident said he then called the dreen aot company for a stop payment and stopped the transfer before it was received, which caused the computer to lock again, police said. qhe resident took the computer to a repairman who said he’s been getting calls about this scam before, police said.
fa theft … A resident of the 900 block of aehalb mike, dwynedd, said she received a sictoria’s Secret credit card bill in the mail in the total of A427.88 though she said she never applied for the card, police said. She said she contacted the credit card company and learned the card was applied for online, police said. qhe information on the card the company had did not match the resident’s information, police said.
puspicious occurrence … A resident of the 700 block of iocust iane, Spring eouse, reported to police that at approximately 8 p.m. Sept. 14, he received a call from a man with an fndian accent who said he was from Microsoft Windows and there was something wrong with his computer, police said. brror messages then popped up on his computer screen and the mouse icon moved on its own, police said. qhe resident shut the computer off, police said. qhe next day ,two white women and a white man came to the residence and asked the resident’s wife if she spoke ftalian, and she replied she didn’t but her husband did, police said. qhe three people then left, got into a car with kew Jersey registration and left, police said.