CONWAY — Police are seeing a growing number of scam reports from people who say they’ve lost thousands of dollars to con artists. Unfortunately, most of the time police can do little to get the money back.
Conway Police Detective Sgt. Dominic Torch told the Sun on Thursday that in the past week, the police received four felony-level scam calls in which victims had lost $10,000.
In the past month, police received a call about a scam costing a victim about $100,000 over the course of a few weeks. More typically, cases that are reported to the police department are about losses of between $3,000 and $10,000.
“We try but most of the time these cases are not solvable from our point of view,” said Torch, who also told the Sun that local police collaborate with federal law enforcement agencies in investigating…