Scam Postal Money Order Circulating in Terrebonne Parish

 

Sheriff Jerry Larpenter wants to inform Terrebonne Parish residents that there is a Postal Money Order Scam circulating within this area and urges resident not to cash any money orders received from anyone who you are not conducting business with.

The Money Orders are mailed with specific instructions informing the recipient to deposit it into their account and then purchase gift cards. The recipient is then provided with an address of where to send the gift cards within 48 hours in order to receive a reward.

This is a SCAM, therefore, you should not attempt to deposit this Money Order or provide anyone with your personal banking information. This Money Order shown below was received by a Houma resident.