Fraud Tactics

The Radnor Police Department has posted updated information on the following fraud tactics that are occurring throughout the region. The below listed scams are occurring throughout our region. If you believe that you have been targeted or may have been a victim contact the Radnor Police by dialing 9-1-1. 
  1. Canadian Lottery Scam

    Learn about the Canadian Lottery scam.

  2. Internet Phishing Information

    Phishing is a scam where internet fraudsters send spam or pop-up messages to lure personal and financial information from unsuspecting victims.

  3. Nigerian Check Scam / "419" Fraud

    Nigerian letter frauds combine the threat of impersonation fraud with a variation of an advance fee scheme in which a letter, mailed from Nigeria, offers the recipient the "opportunity" to share in a percentage of millions of dollars that the author, a self-proclaimed government official, is trying to transfer illegally out of Nigeria.