• On March 22, a complainant reported a theft at Walmart, 10900 Parkside Drive, which occurred at 12:57 p.m., Tuesday, March 21. “Complainant advised he observed the suspect, via CCTV, enter the store and grab a cart. The suspect placed a HH desktop combo and an Epson printer” in the cart and “exited the store shortly after,” the report stated. Total amount taken was listed at $848. Suspect was identified in prior thefts.
• At 11:25 a.m., Monday, March 20, a complainant called KCSO North Precinct to report a theft at Costco, 10745 Kingston Pike. Complainant advised she left her cell phone in the bathroom. When she went to retrieve it, the cell phone was gone. “She did contact her service provider and she thought they would file a report for the theft,” the report stated. “They did not, and that is the reason for the delay in her filing a report. She advised on Saturday, March 18, she noticed the suspect’s name was added to the contents and added to several apps” to which she still has access. Total value of loss was listed at $1,000.
• At 12:50 a.m., Wednesday, March 15, a victim called East Precinct to report fraud/impersonation, which occurred at a Quail Pointe Road address. According to the victim, between Wednesday, March 1, and Sunday, March 12, “someone hacked into her Facebook account and changed her password, e-mail address and phone number,” the report stated. The victim said the suspect(s) “have her totally locked out of her account. She said this person also used her telephone number to setup a fake account under her mother’s name.
“According to the victim, her friends on Facebook have been monitoring her account for her and sending her screen shots of what is being posted,” the report added. “The victim stated they told her (a) name … supposedly from Dubai has been attached to her account. She said the postings being made impersonating her are telling her friends she has made a lot of money investing in Crypto Currency with this (suspect). According to the victim, the person impersonating her is trying to get her friends on Facebook to contact him and invest in Crypto Currency. She stated a few of her friends were posting this is not (her and) her account has been hacked.
“Complainant advised she has been told the person is unfriending them and then deleting them from her account. Victim said she keeps getting messages on her phone using her mother’s first name saying she has new information from Facebook.”
She advised she is not opening any of these text messages.
“According to the victim she is concerned about her family photos and other personal information on her Facebook account” being misused.