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Indictment in phony online car sales

Indictment in phony online car sales
Posted September 25th, 2013 @ 4:10pm by Todd Halliday

Rochester, NY -- A federal grand jury in Rochester has an indicted a man from the nation of Moldova for allegedly defrauding people intending to buy motor vehicles advertised online.

Federal proseuctors says car shoppers using such sites as ebay and autotrader were instructed to pay for the purchases using bogus third-party web sites that were made to look legitimate and that instructed them to wire money to bank accounts in Rochester, Wisconsin and California.

No vehicles were shipped.

Vasile Leu is charged with wire fraud conspiracy.


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