A Case of Local Fraud

March 15, 2023

A case of local fraud: Local to the Capital District, a fraudster was targeting elderly persons stating he was from city code enforcement and that there would be significant fines if the homeowner did not immediately pay thousands of dollars for repairs. Please be mindful that city officials do not have the authority to demand immediate payment for such repairs. Contact law enforcement should you be approached at any time by persons claiming to be city or government officials demanding payments and making threats to you.