GREENWICH — A Greenwich girl in her mid-70’s thought she’d made some new buddies after she offered her apartment in central Greenwich.
A pair who run a Stamford transferring enterprise obtained to know her nicely and earned her belief, in keeping with courtroom paperwork. The lady, who walks with a cane and is unable to drive, later gave her private banking info and entry to her security deposit field to the couple, and he or she offered her 2000 Porsche Boxster to them at a really low value.
The lady later discovered that the security deposit field the place she stored the proceeds of her apartment sale had been illicitly accessed, in keeping with courtroom papers, and he or she was lacking roughly $246,000. That loss is below investigation. The sale of her Porsche to the Stamford couple, and the alleged forgery of a test, has led to legal fees.
Kecia Fields, 47, of Cove Street, Stamford, was charged with forgery, issuing a foul test, conspiracy and larceny late final week. Jonathan Alexander, 55, of North St., Stamford, was charged with larceny and conspiracy.
After the girl offered the apartment, she obtained Alexander and Sons Transferring Co. of Stamford to maneuver her belongings; Fields is the director of the corporate, in keeping with courtroom papers. The Greenwich girl later gave her friendship and belief to Fields, the paperwork say, and to her companion, Alexander.
The Greenwich girl offered her apartment and took the proceeds from the sale in money, and positioned the cash in neat packages with bands across the stacks inside a security deposit field at a Greenwich financial institution in early 2018. Fields was given entry to her security deposit field by the sufferer, so as to make deposits right into a checking account, and financial institution information confirmed she got here to the financial institution eight instances in 2018, in keeping with the courtroom affidavit.
When the sufferer was pushed to the financial institution by a good friend, the neatly bundle rolls of money have been “ransacked,” and solely $43,5000 was left, the legal grievance reads. The sufferer contacted police in late September of this yr.
As well as, the girl offered her Porsche to Alexander for an agreed-upon sum of $5,000 (although used-car web sites checklist the re-sale worth of that automobile, with 50,000 miles on it, at between $eight,000 to $17,000, the police decided). The couple solely paid her $2,000 for the automobile (with one earlier cost bouncing), the courtroom information state. Fields was concerned in accident with the Porsche in Stamford in Could of 2018, and he or she allegedly wrote a test from the sufferer’s account, forging her signature, to pay for the physique work.
Police mentioned they discovered the Porsche at Fields’ Stamford residence. The incident with the Porsche result in the legal fees being filed.
The 2 suspects have been arrested on Thursday, they usually have been each capable of publish a surety bond on bail set at $150,000.