Redding Police Look to Identify Fraud Suspect – Do You Know Him?
The Redding Police have taken to social media in hopes that the public can help identify this suspect in an ongoing credit card fraud investigation.
The department has obtained this surveillance picture of a person of interest in what is an investigation into credit card fraud.
Apparently, the fraudulent transactions occurred around the Hartford area, and the man pictured is wanted for questioning in the investigation.
If you have any information related to this individual please contact Officer Livingston at the Redding Police Department, just call 203-938-3400.
The Redding Police offer these tips on their website if you feel you have been the victim of credit card fraud.
If you have been affected then you should gather and keep all papers, receipts, cancelled check, and any mail from companies related to this crime.
The department may contact you to get these items if needed and you should keep copies for your records.
- Protect your social security number and only give it out when required by law.
- No bank, auction site or other business should send you an email asking you to enter credit card information, passwords, social security numbers or other personal information. Often these fake emails will contain links to pages that look real but are not. If you suspect you are being directed to a fake site please go to the actual home web site of the company and inform them of what has happened.
- Avoid mail theft by obtaining a locked mailbox and dropping off outgoing mail at the local post office or postal mailbox.
- Do not give out your personal information or credit card number over the phone unless you initiated the call.
- Shred credit card offers and bank statements before you throw them away if you do not plan on using them.