03.07.2017 - Craigslist Apartment Scam Arrest
The Linden Police Department is proud to announce multiple arrests in connection with a series of rental scams initially reported in August. On February 22nd, 2017 Allan Betancourt and Myra Sullivan were arrested following a five-month investigation led by Det. David Kother.
Betancourt and Sullivan, who operated under the alias Marcos Cardenas & Mirna Grant, defrauded more than $9,000 from multiple victims by falsely listing apartments for rent on Craigslist.
Both Betancourt and Sullivan were charged with third-degree theft by deception and were released pending a scheduled court appearance on March 6th.