Sunday, October 27, 2019
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to a First Degree Fraud offense that occurred on Friday, October 25, 2019, in the Unit Block of N Street, Southeast.
At approximately 6:30 pm, the suspect sold the victim counterfeit World Series tickets at the listed location. The suspect was later apprehended.
On Friday, October 25, 2019, 54- year-old Ondre Nelson, of Huntington, WV, was arrested and charged with First Degree Fraud.
The Metropolitan Police Department would like to remind those interested in purchasing tickets for the 2019 Major League Baseball World Series to visit this link for some tips on how to avoid being victimized: https://mpdc.dc.gov/page/scalping-ticket-scams
If you have further questions or encounter a similar situation, please contact the Financial and Cyber Crimes Unit at 202-727-4159 or [email protected]
As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to use the Safe Exchange Zones when conducting in-person transactions using online applications such as Craigslist and Offer Up. For more information, please visit: http://mpdc.dc.gov/release/mpd-exchange-zone-locations-reminder
Content retrieved from: https://mpdc.dc.gov/release/arrest-made-first-degree-fraud-offense-unit-block-n-street-southeast.