Arrest Warrant Telephone Scam Hits Lycoming County

The Pennsylvania State Police in Montoursville are warning residents in Lycoming County and surrounding areas about yet another phone scam.

According to police, people were called and told that there was an arrest warrant for their relative┬áhad been arrested in another state.┬áThen, the unknown person demanded money so that the “situation” can be resolved. Several people in the area received such phone calls.

According to police, the phone calls are fraudulent and money should not be given to the caller(s). As a reminder, you should never give out personal or financial information to unknown callers. You should also never confirm information to unknown callers.