Police: NJ man targeted Connecticut seniors in ‘get out of jail’ scam

A New Jersey man is facing charges for allegedly scamming Connecticut seniors out of thousands of dollars.

News 12 Staff

Apr 11, 2021, 3:02 PM

Updated 1,140 days ago

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A New Jersey man is facing charges for allegedly scamming Connecticut seniors out of thousands of dollars.
In one example released by police, Walter DeAlmeida pretended to be a relative of a senior and asked for money.
Police say he claimed to be a nephew who was arrested and needed money to get out of jail.
They say the woman sent DeAlmeida $90,000.
He is facing larceny charges.


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