patrol an officer was dispatched to a residence on Pearl Street for a report of
a stolen motorized scooter. The victim reported parking her scooter directly in
front of her door unsecured for a couple hours.
Once she returned to use the scooter, the victim discovered it was
missing. No surveillance cameras were
found in the immediate area.
assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline resident
who wanted to report she was a victim of flim-flam. The victim reported receiving
a call from a male subject who claimed he was member of the IRS. The subject told the victim she owed back
taxes in the amount of $3,300.00. The subject stated the problem could be
rectified if the victim purchased the amount owed in Apple I-tunes gift cards.
The victim purchased the gift cards and gave the codes to the subject. During the
ordeal, the victim also spoke with an unidentified female who told the victim she
owed an additional $49,000.00 to rectify the situation. The victim told the
female subject she would need to speak with her father about the additional
money. After researching the IRS
following her conversations, the victim realized the IRS did not operate in
this fashion. The victim contacted Apple and froze the gift cards. This matter
is still under investigation.
assigned to the front desk, an officer was approached by a Brookline to report
he had been a victim of the fraud. The
victim reported he had wire-transferred his bank to another bank account to
secure an apartment for rent, which he had found on the internet. However, the victim found out the apartment
was not actually for rent. He contacted
the online company to notify them of the false listing and the officer advised he
should contact his bank to freeze the funds.