The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Grand Larceny that occurred on Thursday, May 4, 2023, through May 11, 2023, in Seaford.
According to detectives, the female victim, 75, was contacted by an unknown person who advised her that she won 6 million dollars from Publisher Clearing House. The victim was told the taxes needed to be paid prior to receiving the winnings. The victim made several withdrawals totaling $136,300 dollars and sent the money to a Florida address. The victim also sent jewelry valued at approximately $90,000 dollars.
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 fraud.
Detective’s request anyone with information to please contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.