Kenton Woman Almost Scammed Out of Large Amount of Money

A theft by deception incident had a happy ending for the potential victim.


According to the Kenton Police Department report, an employee of Fed Ex located a package that came in under suspicious circumstances and alerted authorities.


The package contained a large sum of money which was recovered before being sent to the suspect, who was listed as a New Jersey man.


The potential victim is an elderly Kenton woman.


Her money has been returned, and Kenton police are working with out of state authorities as the investigation continues.