63-year-old woman scammed for gift cards

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EVERETT, SNAKE SPRING TWP., Pa., (WTAJ) — State police were alerted when a woman was talked into sending almost $50,000 through ITune, Google Play, and Walmart gift cards to an unknown suspect.

Police want to remind everyone that legitimate transactions are not typically paid for with ANY types of Gift Cards.

If you are contacted by someone asking you to buy gift cards and send them the numbers on the back, or if you suspect any type of fraud, you are asked to alert your local police.

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