The Seventh Squad reports the details of a Grand Larceny that occurred between April 26, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. through May 8, 2023, at 10:06 a.m. in Wantagh.
According to Detectives, a 78-year-old female received a phone call from a subject claiming to be her grandson and needed money for bail. The subject instructed the victim, on multiple occasions to withdraw money from her bank account and send it to various locations. The victim complied each time, transferring approximately $185,325.00 US Currency in total from her account. The victim was informed she was being scammed and contacted Police. 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.