Pennsylvania State Police at Dublin say an Upper Black Eddy woman who was trying to buy a car recently lost thousands of dollars in an online scam.
In a news release issued by the barracks this week police said the 26-year-old reported the theft March 2 in Milford Township, Bucks County.
Police said the crime began Feb. 11, “when the victim began purchasing Ebay gift cards from CVS totaling $2,000 and sent them to who she believed she was purchasing a vehicle from, through Facebook marketplace.”
According to police, the woman purchased a total of 10 $200 eBay gift cards whose details she transmitted to the unidentified scammer.
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