By: KDKA-TV News Staff
INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) — Pennsylvania State Police are warning about a new tactic from scammers.READ MORE: Environmental Group Protests Proposed Fracking Project In Penn Township
They say a scammer called an 86-year-old man, saying they were from Microsoft tech support.READ MORE: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccination Is Nearly 91% Effective In Children
The caller then told the man to buy $500 in gift cards and said if the cashier questioned the purchase, he should say the cards were for a family member.
Police say don’t let this happen to you.MORE NEWS: Woodland Hills Varsity Football's Friday Night Game To Limit Capacity Following School Fights
If in any doubt just hang up or call your local police.