Theft by Deception, Pretending to Be ComEd; Arlington Heights Victim Loses $500

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Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:31 PM Wednesday of a theft by deception in the block of 200 East Algonquin Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders called the victim claiming to be ComEd. The offender demanded payment of the victim’s bill via MoneyGram. The victim made payment via Money Gram for over $500.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights can submit an anonymous tip via text or by telephone: Text keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411; or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 between 02:30 PM and 03:30 PM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 1:00 (hours: minutes).

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