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Financial Scam via Instagram Promising Instant Profits

22nd December, 2017 Police Headlines

Yesterday, 21 December, the RCIPS received a complaint regarding from a resident who had been defrauded through a scam promising immediate profits. The complainant had been messaged while on Instagram from a person with the name ELLA_SAMEDAY_PROCESS who promised her a return of approximately ten times the money sent to her. The complainant sent money through MoneyGram to an address in Jamaica on more than one occasion without receiving any profits or the money returned.

The RCIPS FCU is looking into the matter and conducting enquiries with MoneyGram. The RCIPS FCU reminds the public that solicitations of this nature are highly suspicious and should not be responded to.

Further information about this matter can be sent to 949-8797 or emailed to RCIPS FCU at RCIPS.FCU@gov.ky.