BEAVER, Pa. - Police are warning the community after rumors spread that a Chipotle is moving into downtown Beaver.
A post on social media showed a vacant storefront in the downtown area and claimed a Chipotle was moving in. The ad also asked for people to apply for positions.
Have you noticed this picture floating around on social media — an ad that Chipotle is coming to Beaver? Well — police say it's fake & all a part of a scam! I'll explain at 6 how investigators say scammers are using ads like this to get your personal info https://t.co/3bxLWpesrU pic.twitter.com/NTTWdaInSS— Gabriella DeLuca (@GabriellaDeLuca) October 17, 2019
Investigators say the whole thing was a hoax and Chipotle is not coming to Beaver. Instead, they say it was actually a phishing scam to get people's personal information.
"If you bite on this and submit your application online for a job posting then they'll ask for your name and personal info Social Security," Beaver police Detective James DeGori said.
Watch the full report from Channel 11's Gabriella DeLuca above to hear from the man who owns a photography studio next to the vacant storefront used in the fake ad.
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