Police: Hopewell Twp. woman loses $1,200 to scammers

Harper Ho
York Dispatch
Scam alert

A 72-year-old Hopewell Township woman lost $1,200 worth of Apple gifts cards in an email scam, state police said.

Scammers reached the woman about 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30 "claiming to be her friend," according to a department news release.

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Police said scammers told the woman she would later be reimbursed for the 12 Apple gift cards worth $100 each.

The woman bought the cards and provided the codes to the scammers before contacting state police, according to the release.