Scam Alert- "Catfishing" Scam

On November 4, the Waynesboro Police Department received a complaint where an individual reported that they had been in a long distance relationship with another individual and had willing sent them money. When confronting the individual that it may be a scam the individual got hostile towards the complainant and then "ghosted" them. If you should find yourself in a similar situation, please DO NOT give any personal information out, cash any suspicious checks or write any checks/send money of your own. 

Please be aware of the following scam tactics:

>Requesting of iTunes cards , Google Play cards, other gift cards, any excessive amount of money

>Winner of an excessive amount of money through emails, letters, texts, etc.  

NEVER GIVE OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANYONE!