Report: Local woman loses over $1,000 in scam

December 15, 2018

Floyd County police spoke with a woman who said she was led to believe she had been approved for a loan over the internet.

According to a Floyd county police report:

The woman was told on the internet she had been approved for a $3,000 loan to purchase a new HVAC system for her house. During the process she was asked to purchase three Google Play gift cards and then provide the gift card numbers to get the loan. After doing so she realized she had been scammed out of $1,259.

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