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Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Nov. 15 and Nov. 21.

Resident scammed

A resident of the 600 block of South Stough Street responded to a social media post selling concert tickets by sending money via an online banking app. The tickets were not received, the social media account has been deleted and the victim has been unable to have further contact with suspect. The incident was reported at 12:55 p.m. Nov. 14.

Forgery incidents

• Someone used the account information of a resident of the 700 block of East Seventh Street and forged checks between July 31 and Aug. 1. The incident was reported Nov. 13.

• A check mailed by a resident of the 800 block of West Hickory Street was intercepted and the payee information altered on June 22. The incident was reported Nov. 14.

• Direct deposit and bank account information belonging to a resident of the 300 block of North Vine Street was changed between Oct. 24 and Nov. 8. The incident was reported Nov. 16.

Identity theft reported

A bank account was opened using the identity of a resident of the 800 block of South Bodin Street on Nov. 16.

Arrests do not constitute conviction of a crime, and individuals listed here should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. If charges are dismissed or reduced or the accused is found not guilty, he or she can contact The Hinsdalean at [email protected] to provide us with documentation. Information will be updated online and in the next issue of the paper.

 
 
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