Local UPS facility finds $9,800 in package sent by Florida fraud victim

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Placer County investigators were able to return nearly $10,000 in cash back to a Florida resident who had been scammed. (Photo courtesy: Placer County Sheriff’s Office)

PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Placer County investigators were able to return nearly $10,000 in cash back to a Florida resident who had been scammed.

In a release posted Monday, the Placer County Probation Department said a United Parcel Service facility recently intercepted a package that contained $9,800 in cash.

Placer County and California Department of Justice investigators learned an elderly woman from Florida sent the money after falling victim to a fraudulent telephone call.

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