Bogus bosses scam West Chester business employees

Two employees at West Chester Twp. businesses were recently scammed out of $4,000 by people posing as their bosses.

An employee at Rite Track Equipment Services was allegedly scammed out of $2,800 May 25 after she received an email from someone posing as the president of the company asked her to purchase Apple iTunes cards, scratch off the back and send a picture of the codes, according to township spokeswoman Barb Wilson.

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The company is located at 8655 Rite Track Way and the incident occurred around noon.

Likewise, an employee at University Moving and Storage allegedly received a phone call from the supposed president of the company, who asked him to buy a dozen $100 iTunes cards and send the codes. Wilson said he is out $1,200.

That company is located at 9507 Park Manor and the incident occurred at around 2:30 May 30.

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