Fraud Alert

Hanover Police continue to investigate a fraud, which occurred on Monday, February 7th, 2022. In this occurrence, the victim responded to a Facebook post believed to be sent by one of their friends. The post was regarding a contest and invited the victim to participate by purchasing an Apple gift card. The victim purchased the gift card before realizing this was a fraud. Hanover Police are reminding citizens to confirm the identity of anyone requesting money and or gift card transfers even if they seem to be from legitimate sources. It is always best to speak directly in person or over the phone with the requester to confirm their identity. If anyone 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.