Piedmont Woman Victim of ‘Backyard’ Burglary Scam

Piedmont Woman Victim of ‘Backyard’ Burglary Scam

Burglars posing as construction workers stole cash and a jewelry box from a Piedmont home last Friday in a variation of a scam that’s been used in other East Bay cities, a Piedmont Police Department spokesperson said.

A man came to the door of a Magnolia Avenue home about 5:55 p.m. on Dec. 7 and told the woman who lived there that he was a contractor working on a neighbor’s water line, Capt. Scott Wyatt said.

The man said that as part of the work, he needed to check water lines in the victim’s backyard, he said.


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Piedmont Woman Victim of ‘Backyard’ Burglary Scam was last modified: January 14th, 2019 by admin
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