Towamencin Police Investigating DEA Phone Scam - FOX 13 News

Towamencin Police Investigating DEA Phone Scam

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The Towamencin Township Police Department is investigating a reported phone scam.

Information released suggests that the caller identified himself as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agent investigating illegal online pharmaceutical purchases.

He informed the victim that she was being investigated for illegal Internet purchases.

The caller demanded the victim submit a fine in order to avoid being arrested physically.

She hung up and notified police of the call.

For more information regarding this phone scam, visit the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency's website at: http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubs/pressreleases/extortion_scam.htm

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