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Man reports being victim of fraud after trying to help stranger

June 9, 2014

A man reported being the victim of a fraud after giving $200 to a stranger May 27.

According to the Shorewood police report:

A man approached another man at a Milwaukee Walmart store and told him a story and asked for money at 4:15 p.m. May 27.

The victim believed the man's story, drove him to the 4500 block of Oakland Avenue in Shorewood.

He gave the man $200, but he had the man sign a note saying the money would be repaid May 28.

When he didn't receive the money, he called police.

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