* Residents are
reminded that it is unlawful to attach any sign
to a utility pole using nails,tacks or staples.
(Section 6905 Title 18 Pennsylvania Crimes Code)
* Also it is unlawful to remove shopping carts
from the merchants parking lot. (Section 6712
Title 18 Pennsylvania Crimes Code)
* Residents of Nanticoke are reminded not to fall
victim to scam artists. Residents have reported
receiving phone calls from actors representing
themselves as agents from the Internal Revenue
Service. The IRS recommends the following: If
you owe taxes or think you might owe, call the
IRS at 800-829-1040. The IRS does not call and
demand payment information over the phone, and
notification will be mailed to the taxpayer.
Another scam involves the actor(s) calling potential
victims telling them that a child or grandchild
is in trouble and they are required to send money
to a fictious law firm so an attorney can represent
their relative and get them out of trouble.
At no time should you send money without verifying
the source requesting the money or prior to talking
to the family member that is supposed to be in
Never provide your social security number, credit
card number to bank account number.