Los Angeles: Detectives from
Valley Financial Section are asking if the public recognizes this
identity theft suspect.
During the months of June through August of 2015, a male suspect
created fictitious ID cards and bank cards to assume the identity
of multiple victims. The suspect fraudulently withdrew funds from
various bank accounts, in excess of $100,000. The crimes have taken
place in the Topanga and Van Nuys area, and bank branches outside
the city limits.
The suspect is described
as a male White, 70-80 years old with grey/white hair. He stands 5
foot 9 to 5 foot 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 190
pounds. The suspect has been seen in a gold BMW SUV.
Anyone with information about these incidents, or the identity of
the suspect, is asked to
call Detective Ward, Valley Financial Section, at (818) 374-9624,
or (818) 374-9420.
During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be
directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime
Stoppers by texting to
phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell
phone. All text
messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go
click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.