Resident Trying to Recover $9,000 After Semi Scam

COLUMBUS – A Columbus resident is trying to recover their money after being scammed out of thousands of dollars.

Columbus Police say a resident wired $9,000 in an attempt to purchase a semi truck. CPD say the resident reported to police that the purchase turned out to be a fraud and are currently working with their bank to get the money returned.

Columbus Police encourage anyone purchasing the vehicle, to make the purchase in-person with title in-hand.

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