Category Archives: Financial Crime

Detectives Arrest Man in Home Improvement Scam Targeting the Elderly

Mason Police District- A 49-year-old man is facing charges related to the financial exploitation of an elderly woman. Detectives from our Criminal Intelligence Division were alerted earlier this year to suspicious banking activity being conducted by Michael Johnson, of Annandale. Detectives uncovered multiple high value deposits originating from elderly persons. Their investigation revealed Johnson targeted mentally incapacitated persons and offered to

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Finding a Suspect of Theft and Fraud

Franconia Police District – Detectives are investigating a theft that occurred in the Kingstowne area on March 6. The suspect entered a car, which may have been left unlocked and stole a wallet which contained credit cards. The man pictured below was seen on surveillance using one of the stolen credit cards at the Walmart on Richmond Highway later that

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Suspect Involved in Bank Fraud

Can you help us identify this suspect? This woman broke into a car in the Lorton area on September 8.  A few days later, she used the victims information and withdrew several thousand dollars from her bank account. If you recognize the suspect, or have information about this crime, please contact Detective C. Burbrink at 703-922-0894. Tips can be submitted

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Suspects Using Stolen Credit Cards

Can you help us identify these suspects? Several credit cards were stolen from a vehicle in the Kingstowne area. This happened last week on Tuesday, October 9. The suspects used the stolen credit cards to purchase prepaid gift cards at a Harris Teeter store in Arlington County. If you recognize the suspects, or have information about this crime, please contact

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Warning: Jury Duty Phone Scam Making the Rounds

  Have you received a phone call from the “Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office” saying that you have missed jury duty? Recently, we’ve seen an increase in scammers calling citizens, claiming they have failed to appear for jury duty and a warrant would be issued. These scammers, claiming to be deputies, use unregistered phone numbers and caller ID with masking/spoofing technology

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