Columbus Police searching for fraud suspect


Posted: Mar 4, 2021 / 8:47 PM EST
Updated: March 4, 2021 / 8:48 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a fraud suspect.

According to police, on December 9, 2020, a suspect was debited from a customer account with a forged ID card at SunTrust Bank at 1645 Bradley Park Drive.

According to police, the bank contacted the customer, who said he lived in Florida and had not been to Columbus, and prompted the bank to investigate.

According to police, in order to withdraw funds from the account, the suspect presented a fake Florida driver’s license with his own picture but with the victim’s information.

The police are looking for the suspect who made the withdrawal.

If you have information about the identity of the person in the attached photo, please contact Corporal S. Miller at (706) 225-4314 or [email protected]. If you’d like to remain anonymous, call 706-653-3188 or text VACS and your message to 274637 (CRIMES).