(Norcross, Georgia) Gwinnett Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a Theft by Deception case. According to Gwinnett County, on Dec. 5, 2018, when the victim was preparing to close on a property she received an email with instructions on where to wire the payment. She subsequently wired more than $91,000 to a bank account in unincorporated Norcross. She later found out that the correct people did not receive the money. It had been sent to an incorrect account under false pretense and most was subsequently wired to an overseas account. The remaining funds were withdrawn in cash from the bank account by the suspect pictured below. GCPD is asking for information from the public on this suspect.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, they are asked to contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Case Number: 18-117196
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