Franklin Police want to identify suspect who swindled local coin collector out of $26k

Franklin Police want to identify this suspect, wanted for swindling a local collector of rare coins out of $26,000. The two met at a Franklin restaurant on August 12, after the victim placed an ad on Craig’s List offering to buy gold coins. The victim ran a series of authenticity tests on the coins brought by the suspect before agreeing to buy them. The victim believes that while he was counting out the money to purchase the coins, the suspect switched them with fakes. The loss in this case is more than $26,000 in cash.

PrintFranklin Police and Crime Stoppers
will pay up to $1,000 for information leading
to the identity and arrest of this suspect.

Call Crime Stoppers:
(615) 794-4000

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