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The Ambler Gazette - - POLICEREPORTS -

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.

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