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Theft by Deception


On April 8th, 2024, at approximately 10:34 AM, the victim came to the Mechanicsburg Police Department to report a scam. The victim, who resides in the first block of East Allen Street, stated they received a voicemail. The caller identified themselves as a deputy with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. The victim called the phone number provided and was informed they had outstanding fines. They were instructed to deposit the money, $1,373.00, into a crypto currency kiosk. Once the transaction was complete, the phone number was disconnected. The identity of the person who contacted the victim is unknown.