By Jayson Henderson
On September 11, officers in Manhattan responded to a distressing case of theft by deception. The victim, a 58-year-old woman, fell prey to an online scam, where she was tricked into sending a substantial sum of money to an unknown suspect.
The estimated loss incurred by the victim in this heartbreaking incident amounts to a staggering $120,000. Authorities are urging the public to come forward with any information that may assist in identifying and apprehending the suspect responsible for this reprehensible act.
Individuals with any information are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers, where they can remain anonymous. Moreover, those who provide valuable leads may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. This serves as a reminder of the importance of vigilance and caution when engaging with unknown individuals online to protect against such scams.