Riley Co. PD warns of scam

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RILEY CO., Kan. (KSNT) – Riley County Police warned the public on Tuesday of a woman scamming people out of thousands of dollars.

They say a woman, going by the name of Naomi Scott, has been saying she is moving from New York to Manhattan while pregnant and needs money for appliances.

🚨🚨 SCAM ALERT🚨 🚨If you like to help people, this one is for you! Be aware there is a woman going by the name of Naomi…

Posted by RileyCountyPD on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

They offered the following tips for avoiding scams:

  • Do try to do transactions in person if possible
  • Do wait until checks process before doing any transactions
  • Do safeguard your personal information
  • Do call police if you are suspicious and want us to check it out
  • DON’T send money without verifying the person receiving it is legitimate.

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