Phone Scam Warning

As reported by today's News Media / Administrative Office of Pa. Courts warns of reported phone scam,

The scam involves calls that “spoof” or mimic the AOPC’s telephone number, the AOPC is warning. During the spoof call, those being targeted are told of alleged unpaid court fines and outstanding fees. Should the fees not be paid, the caller threatens to place the individual on the Pennsylvania sex offender registry. Please read the attached article.

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2021/04/administrative-office-of-pa-courts-warns-of-reported-phone-scam.html

Anyone receiving calls of this nature is encouraged to hang up immediately notify the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Bureau of Consumer Protection at (800) 441-2555 or scams@attorneygeneral.gov.