Gift Cards for Marriage Scam

Local News

Police are warning folks about an unusual scam after a State College man lost more than 15,000 dollars.

Police say that victim paid a woman he met online $15,700 worth of Itunes and and Amazon gift cards, because she said she would marry him for that money.
 
Investigators say the scammer asked for 16-hundred more dollars from the victim after he sent those gift cards and the victim called police.
 
If you are contacted by a similar scam, don’t send any gift cards or money, and call police.

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