Incident Date: 8-10-15
Incident Time: 0900
Case Number: 15-10313
Posted by: Media Relations
On 8/17/2015, Deputies responded to a confidential address in Lindsay regarding fraud. Upon arrival, Deputies learned on 8/10/2015, an unknown male subject contacted the victim via telephone and posed as the victim’s grandson. The male subject informed the victim he had been arrested and needed $5,000 in cash to post bail. The victim provided $3,000 in cash and other personal information to the unknown suspect.
This case is currently being investigated by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department.