Attempted Fraud Reported by RP Resident

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Published: February 27, 2012 @ 11:00 PM EDT
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On Monday, February 27, 2012, a resident of Hazel Street reported an attempted fraud. He stated he received a letter from “Capitol One Holding and Trust” that stated that he was the beneficiary of a $2,500,000.00 trust account. The resident contacted the sender and started the application process but soon became suspicious and requested the assistance of the police. A brief investigation revealed that the letter and offer was fraudulent.

Detective Richard Cocca is investigating.