Woman falls victim to loan scam [UPDATED]Published 10:10am Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Updated 12:18pm Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A 39-year-old woman is out $200 after she was the victim of a money scam, according to the police report.
The woman attempted to get a loan via a company through the Internet, according to police. Monday, she reportedly sent $200 to Vietnam through Western Union at Sunmart.
Through an email, she was promised a $1,000 loan but didn’t receive any money. She attempted to send another $200 Tuesday but was stopped by Sunmart staff.
The woman also allegedly provided her banking account information to the loan company over the phone.