23 April 2020
 
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Eric L. Laughton
 Troop E Commander
 

 

PRESS RELEASE
 

State Police are urging citizens to be vigilant when strangers, specifically on-line, are attempting to have individuals send them money.  The latest scam in the Finger Lakes Region is threatening to release private information to the public that may be embarrassing.  These scam artists are asking for payments in Bit Coins, and say that if you don’t pay in 24 hours private - embarrassing information will be shared with their family and or friends.

 

Anyone having matters that resemble this alert is asked to contact law enforcement. 

 

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