SALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
State police are investigating what they’re calling a fraud in which a Westmoreland County store employee put store money into the business’s Bitcoin ATM after being coerced over the phone.
According to police, the incident happened a little before 5:30 p.m. on June 16 at a business located in the area of 6750 Hollywood Boulevard in Salem Township.Police said the employee put approximately $2,685 into the ATM that’s located in the store.
Police said the store owner was made aware and the fraud was determined.
Police said they’re actively investigating the situation.
Incident happened on June 16