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Residents fall victim to theft by deception

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 by Krystal Paco

Guam - Island fishermen beware a man possibly Chamorro and in his 30's is suspected of scamming residents out of their money. His latest victim Maniglao mayor Nito Blas, who said, "[He] came to the office to offer me some equipment that he is selling he asked me that he has water blaster welding machine and other equipment and asked me to buy that."

According to Blas he agreed to purchase the equipment and then took the man to a house in Chalan Pago where he was told to park in the garage of a home where he was going to retrieve the equipment. Blas then handed him an envelope containing $450 and waited for the man to bring the equipment out of the house however after waiting ten minutes Blas knew something was wrong got out of his vehicle and could not locate the man. Mayor Blas reported the incident to the police who informed him that this was not the first time the suspect has done this to residents.

If you have any information contact Guam Crimestoppers at 477-HELP (4357).

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