Fraud Attempt: 19100 Block Silcott Springs Rd. Purcellville VA

A resident reported she was contacted by a male who claimed to be her grandson’s attorney. The caller stated that the grandson had been arrested and required a large amount of bond money in order to be released from jail. The caller told the resident to withdraw money from her bank and mail the money to an address in Florida. The resident withdrew the money and sent the package. The investigating deputy assisted the resident in contacting the shipping company which stopped the shipment and returned the package containing the money to the resident.

2/8/2020 1500 hrs.

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