Police: Queens man arrested for scamming 2 Suffolk seniors out of $58,000
Police say a Queens man scammed two Suffolk County seniors out of $58,000.
Jarnial Singh, 21, is accused of sending an email with a fabricated bill to a 77-year-old Amityville man.
The victim called a phone number in the email to dispute the charge. When the victim claimed he was refunded too much money, police say Singh got access to the man’s bank accounts.
Police say Singh then convinced the man to hand over $45,000 in cash and gift cards
Singh also allegedly scammed a 74-year-old Bay Shore woman.
Officials say the woman’s bank got suspicious when she tried to withdraw $20,000 a day after taking out $13,000.
Detectives were called and they say they were waiting for Singh when he came to pick up the cash.
Singh was arrested and charged with two counts of grand larceny.