Fraud, West 213th Street
On Jan. 10 at 12:02 p.m. a resident reported having a loan fraudulently opened in her name. She contacted the bank to report the fraud who then declined the loan and the woman initiated a freeze on her credit. The bank assumed responsibility for the loan and is conducting its own investigation.
Fraud, Esther Avenue
On Jan. 11 at 12:39 p.m. a resident reported her mother was the victim of fraud. The woman was befriended by a man on Facebook and after some time corresponding, the man began requesting money for various emergencies. The woman paid the man several times, and even opened a second mortgage to continue providing the man with money. The fraud was reported to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the woman was also advised to contact the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center.
Burglary, Lorain Road
On Jan. 15 at 1:18 p.m. a Fairview Village Apartment resident reported coming home to find items missing from her apartment. Officers determined the apartment had been entered through an unlocked main door and were able to identify a suspect who was found in the area. The 39-year-old Cleveland woman was also found to have several warrants and was arrested.
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