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Man posing as Western Union employee bilks gas station out of $1,890

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 01 2012 06:41:15 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 01 2012 07:34:55 AM CST
BP gas station homicide scene
MILFORD TWP., Pa. -

Police are searching for a man who bilked a Milford Township gas station out of $1,890 while posing as a Western Union employee.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, when an unknown man called the Quaker Point Drive BP gas station, which serves as a Western Union branch.

The suspect told the gas station manager that he was a Western Union employee in order to obtain information needed to access the gas station's account, state police said.

One he had access, he made two fraudulent transactions totaling $1,890.

The investigation is continuing.