You always have to be careful out there, especially when you’re buying merchandise online. One man has been caught scamming pro wrestling fans and the police got involved.
The Hamilton Police department in Canada sent out a warning about a man named Jacob Miranda. The 29-year-old has been charged with “Fraud Over $5000 (twice) and Fraud Under $5000Fail To Comply Probation.”
Along with posting a mugshot of this criminal, the police also sent out a warning to fans of pro wrestling. They also believe that there could be more victims out there. It was not noted what he was doing to pull off this scam, but he apparently scammed victims outside of Canada.
The Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit are investigating into multiple reports of fraudulent sales of collectible memorabilia.
In February 2021, the Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit began an investigation into a number of frauds, involving the online sale of pro wrestling collectibles to victims outside of Canada.
Hamilton Police made an arrest on Monday, July 19, 2021, surrounding the investigation into the fraudulent sales.
Miranda is active on pro wrestling social media sites and uses his picture when conducted business but has been known to use multiple aliases.
Police believe there could be more victims.
Hopefully, this will be a lesson to others that they should never try something like this. It’s frustrating to get scammed, especially when it’s in a situation where you are trusting someone. Sadly, this man seems to have used fans’ passion for pro wrestling against them and they were taken advantage of.
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