21-25857 - Fraud- Unit block of College Ave.
On 8/24/21 at approximately 5:25pm, officers responded to the unit block of College Avenue in reference to a reported fraud. The victim advised that she was contacted by an unknown person who identified himself as a person who worked for the "Department of Texas". The unknown suspect told the victim that her social security number had been compromised and she could resolve the issue by purchasing over $4,000 in bitcoin. The victim followed the instructions of the suspect only to later realize that she had been scammed. Total loss value to the victim was $4,080.