The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a Grand Larceny/Elder Scam that occurred on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 12:05 pm in Massapequa Park.
According to Detectives, an 81-year-old male victim received a phone call from a female claiming to be his daughter and that she had been arrested. An unknown male subject then got on the phone and told the victim he would have to provide money for his daughter’s release. The victim left the money in his mailbox and an unknown subject removed the money and fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
The Nassau County Police Department urges the community to be on alert and to remind vulnerable family members, friends, and neighbors about potential scams or frauds.
Detective’s request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.