Police: 86-year-old Massapequa woman scammed out of thousands of dollars

Police say the woman received a phone call from a man claiming to be a police officer.

News 12 Staff

May 1, 2023, 4:40 PM

Updated 409 days ago

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Police are searching for the people responsible for scamming an 86-year-old Massapequa woman out of thousands of dollars.
Police say the woman received a phone call from a man claiming to be a police officer. The man said the woman's daughter was arrested and needed $9,800 for bail.
The victim complied, and a woman came to her house to pick up the money.
Police say the suspect left the scene in a white Toyota Sienna.


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