Londonderry Police are urging the public to be vigilant as incidents of credit card and bank account related fraud are on the rise. The most frequent cases police are seeing involve the re-encoding of Visa Vanilla gift cards, using an unsuspecting victim’s information to supply the fraudulent gift cards with available funds, according to Det.
After proclaiming Sept. 2 as New Hampshire Apple Day, Gov. Maggie Hassan plucked the ceremonial first apple of the 2015 harvest season from a fruit-laden tree in one of Mack’s Apples’ scenic orchards on Pillsbury Road. Mack’s Apples is also known as Moose Hill Orchards.
Londonderry residents are urged to be on the lookout during the fall season for paving scams conducted by transient workers soliciting jobs door to door. “We have a huge scamming problem in town,” said Det. Chris Olson, who has investigated a number of complaints. “They definitely target older people.”