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Pelham Police: Resident Victim Of $3,325 Fraud

PELHAM, N.Y. – A Corlies Avenue woman was the victim of fraud as someone took a combined $3,325 from her bank account on six different dates, the Pelham Manor Police said.

The woman called police Monday, police said, after she received a call from AMEX Servicing, which wanted information to confirm her identity. When she refused, a company supervisor got on the phone and explained that the thief had been using an American Express card to get deposits from her Citibank account and then make purchases.

He told her that the thief took out $75 on March 27, $500 on April 4, $600 on May 2, $650 on May 23, $750 on June 11 and $750 on July 2, police said.

The Pelham Police Department also reported:

Wire Concerns: Low-hanging wires blocking Irving Street caused a resident to call the Pelham Manor Police Department Monday at 4:12 p.m. The officer reported that it was a telephone wire and that the street was passable.

Verbal Dispute: Two Clifford Avenue neighbors got into a verbal dispute Monday at 5:35 p.m. that had to be settled by police.

Fainting Resident: A Fifth Avenue resident fainted at Pelhamwood Avenue after rushing to catch the train Monday at 8:12 a.m. She refused further medical attention once police, EMS, and the Pelham Fire Department were on scene.

False Alarm: County Control reported an active fire alarm at a Willow Avenue home Saturday at 3:22 p.m. An officer responded and provided traffic assistance for what turned out to be a false alarm.

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