Fraud: Victim tricked into sending $3,000 for new social security number | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 4-12.

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:53pm
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June 4

Car prowl: At 4:48 p.m. in the 7800 block of Southeast 30th Street, someone entered an unlocked vehicle. Credit cards, a driver’s license and insurance cards were taken from the car.

June 6

Theft: At 8:47 a.m. in the 8200 block of East Mercer Way, an unknown suspect stole a red Trek mountain bike from the side of a garage overnight. There was no surveillance cameras and no footage captured.

Package thieving: At 11:32 a.m. in the 7300 block of 85th Avenue Southeast, a package was stolen from a front porch of a home sometime between May 30 and June 5. The package has a Mac laptop charger, valued at $65. There is no video surveillance.

June 10

Agent access: At 8:34 a.m.in the 6400 block of East Mercer Way, a subject was at the caller’s home, which is pending sale. The subject had somehow opened the owner’s garage door by either the keypad or using a remote. The subject told police he was a real estate agent and then quickly left in a car.

June 11

Nanny nonsense: At 7:49 a.m. in the 4300 block of Island Crest Way, a victim called in and suspected that his former nanny stole $1,050 from his home.

June 12

Fraud: At 9:11 a.m. in the 8200 block of Southeast 31st Street, someone tricked a victim into sending $3,000 to them via an Apple iTunes card in order to “buy a new social security number.”


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