Police: Queens woman tried to trick 84-year-old into sending her $14,900 to a Valley Stream address

A Queens woman was arrested in Valley Stream after trying to trick a woman into sending her money, police say.

News 12 Staff

Mar 20, 2022, 10:35 AM

Updated 845 days ago

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A Queens woman was arrested in Valley Stream after trying to trick a woman into sending her money, police say.
According to authorities, the 84-year-old victim was contacted by a male who claimed to be a Best Buy Geek Squad worker.
The suspect explained she received too much money for a refund and needed to return $14,900 to a Valley Stream address.
After an investigation, Monira Chowdhury of Queens was arrested for the crime. She was charged with grand larceny.


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