CT: 3 arrested in fraud scheme that allegedly used veterans’ information

Fox61 reports:

STAFFORD SPRINGS — Exactly nine months after police began investigating the possibility that a local company was committing fraud and larceny, three people have been arrested.

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It was determined that the employees of Shark Cycle were stealing the personal information — names, birthday and social security numbers — of customers who were veterans. They would then use the factual information on fraudulent Department of Defense documents, which were submitted to Polaris for a $1,000 credit. Polaris was running a rebate called “hero’s medal,” so that anyone with a military, police or firefighter identification who bought a new Victory motorcycle from a licensed dealer would get a $1,000 rebate.

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