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.