Apple Inc. Fraud

Hanover Police continue to investigate a fraud, which was reported to police on Monday, November 7th, 2022. In this fraud, the victim received an email from who they thought was a friend. The victim was requested to purchase several hundred dollars in Apple Gift Cards. The victim did so but soon felt something was suspicious about the email. The investigation revealed that the friend’s email account had been “hacked” by fraudsters. Hanover Police would strongly caution people against purchasing gift cards for anyone requesting them online, via email or text message. These requests are usually fraudulent. If anyone else was a victim of this fraud or has information about this fraud, they are asked to contact the Hanover Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a secure Web Tip.