APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are warning space residents of a current telephone rip-off concentrating on aged residents.
On November 17, 2020, at roughly 2:14 pm, deputies from the Apple Valley Police Division had been dispatched to the 16000 block of Kasson Highway concerning a theft by fraud report.
Upon arrival, Deputy Mahoney realized the 70-year-old sufferer was contacted by a topic figuring out himself as Brian Webb with the Sheriff’s Division from telephone quantity (310) 513-5200.
In line with a sheriff’s information launch, “Webb instructed the sufferer she had lively warrants and will clear them by paying a $2,000 wonderful over the telephone. The topic then instructed the sufferer to buy two $500 American Express present playing cards at CVS and two $500 American Express present playing cards at Walgreens.”
A short while later, a topic figuring out himself as John Allen, with the Sheriff’s Division, contacted the sufferer to acquire the affirmation numbers from the present playing cards.
The telephone quantity John Allen was calling from was our station telephone variety of (760) 240-7400.
Please be suggested we wouldn’t have an worker by the identify of John Allen nor would any of our staff contact somebody by telephone and request cash to clear a warrant. A warrant can solely be cleared by a Decide in a court docket of legislation.
Anybody with details about this investigation is requested to contact Deputy B. Mahoney on the Apple Valley Police Division at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to stay nameless are urged to name the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) otherwise you may depart the data on the We-Tip web site at www.wetip.com.
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