A resident reported Feb. 19 that someone opened a credit account in their name in December. The unknown person charged an unknown purchase to the account and made a payment to the account as well. The shipping address for the purchase is in South Carolina.
An employee of a business in the 2600 block of Compass Rd. reported receiving a phone call from a male who was asking them for personal information on Feb. 20. The caller said they struck the employee’s car in Evanston. The phone number came back disconnected due to suspicious fraudulent activities.
On Feb. 21 a resident said they received a call from a man who said he was with the IRS and the resident owed a lot of money. The resident knew the call was a scam and hung up.
The check is not in the mail
On Feb. 21 a resident of the 3800 block of Grace Ln. reported someone stole a manila envelope containing a check for $74.62 from their mailbox. They checked with the Post Office who said they didn’t pick up the check.
A resident in the 2700 block of Virginia Ln. told police that sometime between May 23 and Feb. 23 someone entered their home and stole several items. There were no signs of forced entry and they did not suspect anyone in particular. The estimated loss is over $6,000.