14 April 2022
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian J. Ratajczak
Troop E Commander
The State Police in Bath are warning people of a (SCAM) involving gift cards. Investigators have been contacted by residents in Bath that they were a victim to such a scam.
Troopers want to remind citizens that you should never give bank account or personal information to anyone who calls you by phone or contacts you by e mail.
Troopers say that a few residents fell victim to these criminals that prey on homeowners and convince them to send them thousands of dollars in gift cards.
If you are called by such a person, hang up and then block that person on your phone, then call the State Police at 607-776-2136.