Phone Scam

On 04/11/2018 CPD were made aware of a new phone scam targeting people in the borough of Chambersburg. The caller reported receiving a call from the number 1800-531-5000. The person advised that they were with Direct TV and could offer a "new deal" that was currently going on. The salesperson then advised that the way to pay for the new deal was to purchase an Amazon pre-pay credit card to use for the purchase.

Anyone receiving one of these phone calls should check with their cable provider to determine the legitimacy of the call.

Anyone with further information should contact the CPD.

Incident Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 (All day)

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

2018-03976

Location: 

Chambersburg, PA 17201