Articles Tagged With ‘bank fraud’

SLO resident loses $20,000 after thief uses stolen wallet to cash out

A day after losing a wallet, a San Luis Obispo resident lost a combined $20,000 from multiple bank accounts, according to SLOPD. Police are now searching for a suspected identity thief who made the cash withdrawals. On June 21, a... (Continue reading)

Korean fraudster arrested for bank scam in Morro Bay

Morro Bay police arrested a 60-year-old man for bank fraud earlier this month. The man is suspected of being a member of a Korean gang involved in a string of bank fraud scams. [KSBY] On July 12, Il Kwon Chung,... (Continue reading)

Man defrauds two SLO banks with coin swapping scheme

A 48-year-old man defrauded Santa Barbara Bank Trust and Bank of America in San Luis Obispo this week by claiming rolls of pennies contained dimes and exchanging them for cash. On Tuesday, Carl Bellenir entered the Santa Barbara Bank and... (Continue reading)