Location: 1400 block of North Plano

Incident Date: 01/20/2016

Incident Time: 1800 hours

Case Number: 16-00861

Victim: Confidential

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

On 01/20/2016 at 1800 hours, Sheriff Deputies contacted the victim in regards to a fraud report. The victim stated on 01/20/2016 at 1100 hours she was contacted by an unknown subject on the phone requesting her to send them money. The victim sent the funds electronically which was later determined to be fraudulent.

This case is still under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department via telephone at #1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.