The North Coventry Township Police Department wants to alert it's residents regarding a current scam which has been circulating. Scammers have been using the identity of unknowing victims to apply for unemployment checks through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program(PUA).
Residents that receive and funds via check or direct deposits are advised not to use the funds. If the funds are used, repayment would be required. If you receive a check that you have not applied for, you are advised to return the check to:
Department of Treasury Controller's Office Attn: Mark Accorsi Room 113, Financial Building Harrisburg PA 17120
If you receive a PUA direct deposit that you did not apply for you are advised to return the funds to:
Department of Labor and Industry 651 Boas Street, Room 500 Harrisburg, PA 17121
If you have had your identity used in this scam, you are requested to fill out the Identity Theft Form located at:
If you have any questions please reach out to your local police department.