Police: 4 Passaic men tried to bilk Long Island senior out of $15K

Four men from Passaic are accused of trying to scam a 75-year-old Long Island man out of thousands of dollars.

News 12 Staff

Apr 20, 2021, 1:04 PM

Updated 1,093 days ago

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Four men from Passaic are accused of trying to scam a 75-year-old Long Island man out of thousands of dollars.
One of the men called the victim and said that his son was in jail. And then a woman called to say he would need to pay more than $15,000 for his release.
The would-be victim called his son who was not in jail and then called the police.
Officers set up a transaction and arrested the four men.
All are in between 20 and 28 years old.


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