1 arrested after 90-year-old Stamford woman defrauded out of $9k


Photo: Contributed Photo / Stamford Police Department / Contributed Photo
On Tuesday, the Stamford police went to Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, N.J., and took custody of Luis A. Hiraldo-Fernandez, 31. Hiraldo-Fernandez is believed to have participated in a phone scam against a 90-year-old Stamford woman, police said.

 

STAMFORD — City cops extradited a New Jersey man suspected of being involved with a phone scam that defrauded a 90-year-old Stamford woman out of $9,000.

On Tuesday, the Stamford police went to Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, N.J., and took custody of Luis A. Hiraldo-Fernandez, 31 and returned him to Stamford, where he was charged with second-degree larceny.

“Unfortunately, some of our most vulnerable citizens of financial scams are our seniors, who are often defrauded out of goodness of their own hearts when they are helping a con-artist posing as who they believe to be a family member or friend in need,” said Financial Crimes Sgt. Sean Boeger.

Hiraldo-Fernandez is believed to have participated in a phone scam against a 90-year-old Stamford woman, police said. During the scam investigated by officer Paul DeRiu, police say he pretended to be an acquaintance of the woman in need of money and was defrauded out of $9,000.

In cooperation with police in New Jersey, Stamford police were able to extradite Hiraldo-Fernandez to Connecticut Tuesday. He was released after posting a $50,000 court appearance bond and is scheduled to appear in court on April 24.

 

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