Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 22-30, 2021


Sept. 22

23200 block 58th Avenue West: A fraud complaint was reported in which a man was contacted online about a job and then referred to another person who “interviewed” and “hired” him. The victim was told he would be receiving a check in the mail and after it was deposited into his account he would then need to send a $1,000 money order and transfer $1,500 by Zelle to two other individuals. He sent the $1,000 money order but was subsequently contacted by his bank before he completed the Zelle transfer. The victim learned from his bank that the check he had received in the mail and deposited was fraudulent.

Sept. 23

23600 block 54th Avenue West: A woman reported that her credit cards had recently been used in several fraudulent transactions throughout the area. Upon receiving a notification from her bank about a suspicious transaction, the victim realized she had forgotten her wallet in a shopping cart at the Goodwill…

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