Identity Theft and Fraud

Deputy Garrick filed report yesterday concerning identity theft and fraud from an incident beginning in 2006. The victim, of waterloo, met someone in an online chat room in 2006 and had multiple conversations for some time. In 2011 this chatroom friend passed away. It was then that the victim was contacted by a subject which claimed to be an attorney and stated that the victim had been left 15 million dollars. The victim then sent $20,000.00 and all personal information to pay taxes on the deceasesed estate and never received any money or property. The report is being turned over to investigations for further action.