Scammers dupe residents using bank fraud and AT&T services: Broadview Heights Police Blotter
By John Benson
BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio
Fraud: Royalton Road
On Oct. 19, a Royalton Road resident called police after discovering he was the victim of fraud.
The man said that the day before, he had received a supposed call from his bank investigating a fraudulent $2,500 charge to his account.
The caller convinced the Broadview Heights resident to set up a Zelle account and send $1,000 in order to get back his $2,500. The man followed instructions.