ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA) — Officials are warning people about a dating app extortion scam that almost cost one local man $1,000.

The Allegheny County Police say a man met someone on a dating app who sent him naked pictures, and then said she was under 18 years old.

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The man then got a call from someone claiming to be an Allegheny County Police Officer investigating him over the photos.

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The man then got a call from someone claiming to be the girl’s father.

He told the man to send more than $1,000 on a cash app and money cards to drop the charges.

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The man realized it was a scam and called police.