Location: Confidential

Incident Date: 8-10-15

Incident Time: 0900

Case Number: 15-10313

Victim: Confidential

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.