Hornell Police: Counterfeiters Are Pretending To Be With Hornell PD

February 20, 2022

HORNELL, NY – From The HPD: The Hornell Police recently received a complaint from a local business that they were scammed out of $2000.00. An unknown person claiming to be a Hornell Police officer called the business from the Hornell Police Department’s number. The scammer claimed that payments received from the business were found to have counterfeit bills. The business sent the scammer $2000.00 dollars to rectify the issue. Please be aware that this is a scam. If you receive similar calls. Please call the the Hornell Police Department or the jurisdiction you reside in.