Markesan Police Warn Of Online Shopping Scams

(Markesan) Markesan Police are warning residents about scams capitalizing on people’s online shopping. Police in the past few weeks they’ve received complaints about scams involving Amazon and other online stores in which the scammer tries to steal money from people. The scammer calls, texts or emails someone and tells them that their Amazon or some other account is frozen. Reasons given for that include a pending charge for a large amount of money, a suspicious purchase or they tell you they are trying to track down a lost package. The caller will ask for personal, banking or credit card information. Police say if you want to check on an order log into your Amazon account and any issues with the order will be posted along with information on how to remedy that