Internet fraud suspect arrested

first_imgPICO RIVERA — A man wanted by the FBI for Internet fraud was arrested Saturday at the Angels Motel by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. Stewart Carlyle Richardson, 64, of White Lake Township, Mich., was arrested after an unidentified woman contacted the sheriff’s station and reported that her boyfriend may be wanted by the FBI, Sgt. Scott Craig said. “She said her boyfriend even showed her a flier of himself,” he said. Richardson has been a fugitive for almost four years stemming from charges he defrauded buyers on a major auction Web site, Scott said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Richardson allegedly failed to deliver collectibles that had been paid for by about 100 individuals, according to an FBI “Wanted” flier posted on the FBI’s Web site. Craig said deputies contacted Richardson at the motel, where he had been staying for about three weeks, and verified his identity. “He was arrested and brought to the station without incident,” Craig said. The FBI was unable to provide additional information concerning Richardson. — Bridget Schinnerer 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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