SCAM ALERT: Bank representative WILL NOT Come to Your HomeZimichi
Remember: A bank representative WILL NOT call YOU and WILL NOT come to your home to switch out a debit or credit card.
Elderly victims from around the country have reported being contacted by a bank representative claiming to be a representative of their banking establishment (all victims bank with different banking institutions). The unknown representative/suspect advises the victim(s) that there is fraudulent activity on their debit/credit cards and they will be sending a bank representative to their home to pick up the compromised debit/credit card. During the course of these telephone conversations, the representative/suspect acquire the victim’s PIN number(s) for the card(s) then advise that an unidentified representative will travel to their residence(s) and take the card from their possession. Shortly thereafter, fraudulent charges are found to be applied to the victim’s account.
The unknown male pictured below is a suspect in a local case. The first photos is a suspect from June 16, 2017, this male was captured on surveillance video at Chase Bank, 6300 block of Lantana Road, withdrawing over $ 1000 of the victim’s money. The next two photos are of suspects who purchased money orders from Publix on February 19, 2018.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “CONNECT & PROTECT”, “See Something Say Something” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone.