La Plata, MD – October 10, 2019 – Over the next several days the La Plata Police Department (LPPD) will be providing information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on various online scams. Yesterday, LPPD featured the FTC’s Have You Heard About – Online Dating Scams. More information about dating and other online scams can be found at

If you spot a scam, please report it to the Federal Trade Commission. Call the FTC at 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)