3 men posing as IRS agents knocked on door of resident’s home in ruse, claimed no taxes had been filed: Northbrook police

Chicago Tribune 1 week ago

The following items were taken from Northbrook Police Department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.

Retail theft

Arnez Antonio Harper, 23, of the 1400 block of North Lawndale Avenue, Chicago, was charged Oct. 3 with retail theft in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road. Harper is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 28.

Darrien Moore, 27, of the 1300 block of West 18th Place, Chicago, was charged Oct. 3 with retail theft in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road. Moore is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 28.

Fragrance items were reported stolen Oct. 10 from a store in the 900 block of Willow Road.

Shoes were reported stolen Oct. 5 from a store in the 200 block of Skokie Boulevard.

Battery

Igor Sandu, 26, of the 4200 block of North Bloomington Avenue, Arlington Heights, was charged Oct. 4 with battery in the 400 block of Huehl Road. Sandu is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 28.

DUI

Danuta Krakowiak, 49, of the 800 block of Winesap Court, Prospect Heights, was charged Oct. 4 with driving under the influence, aggravated driving under the influence, no insurance and improper lane usage at the intersection of Waukegan and Westleigh roads.

Jessica Recenko, 19, of the 2000 block of Walnut Circle, was charged Oct. 5 with driving under the influence in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road.

Drug possession

Scott Brenner, 21, of the 1700 block of Tudor Lane, was charged Oct. 7 with violating the median, unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful delivery of cannabis at the intersection of Shermer and Meadow roads. Brenner is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 3.

Suspicious circumstances

A worker in the 700 block of Skokie Boulevard reported Oct. 9 that a customer received several emails requesting them to wire transfer funds for an invoice. The worker considered it a scam and did not conduct the transfer.

A resident in the 2200 block of Oak Avenue reported Oct. 10 that three men claiming to represent the IRS knocked on their door and stated that they did not file their taxes. The resident did not offer any information and considered it a scam.

Theft

A resident in the 3500 block of Prestwick Lane reported that they were locked out of their online bank account and were directed to contact technical support for assistance. The person who answered the call informed the resident to call another number to repair the issue. When they called that number, the resident was instructed to purchase two gift cards and then call back with the information, which they did. The resident considered it a scam after the caller requested they purchase more gift cards, and did not make the purchase.


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