Summerville, PA – Summerville woman lost more than $8,000 to a scam when she sent the money to someone on the internet who she had never met in person.

The unnamed 47-year-old woman sent a total of $8,139.93 in money transfers and gift cards between Feb. 1 and April 16, 2021.

She thought the money was going to help someone who she had met online.

Police again are warning you to be suspicious of anyone who asks for your personal or financial information, especially if you do not know them in real life.

Scams like this are very common, but it’s uncommon for most victims to be able to recover any of the money that they lost.

Click Here to read the online police report.