1 wanted for cell phone scam

MDPD: Man wired $850 for 3 cell phones but never received them


MIAMI – A man wired $850 to buy three cell phones, and the seller collected the money but never gave up the phones, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

The seller placed an advertisement on the internet saying he was selling the phones. The victim then wired the full amount to the seller but never received the cell phones.

Surveillance video captured still images of the seller collecting the money at 6770 Bird Road in Miami on March 9. 

Anyone with information about this theft should contact Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.