Ridgway, PA – An elderly Ridgway woman lost nearly $20,000 in a scam.

The 90-year-old woman told police that she received a threat via a phone call in late September and was ordered to send money to the unknown person.

She sent three checks, totaling $19,999. The case remain open, pending investigation.

Be suspicious of any phone calls that you did not initiate, especially if someone is asking for money or your person or financial information.

Click Here to read the online police report.