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Money Scam in Punxsutawney

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
PUNXSUTAWNEY - Punxsutawney-based state police are investigating a case of theft by deception in Jefferson County.  Within the last week, someone asked a Summerville woman to cash a fraudulent cashier's check and then wire the funds via western union to a fake account.  The scam was discovered when the victim's financial institution found the cashier's check to be fake and denied payment.  Police continue their investigation.
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