Police in Ithaca have detained a man, Anit Kirtania, 29, suspected of orchestrating a series of online scams that defrauded victims, including senior citizens, of more than $100,000.
Charged with second degree grand larceny Kirtania’s criminal operation reached victims across the United States.
The arrest was the result of a collaborative investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies countrywide, including the Collier County Sheriff Department in Florida and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
Following his arraignment in Ithaca City Court, Kirtania was released, with authorities anticipating more suspects will be exposed as the probe continues.
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