Man allegedly pretending to be Fraternal Order of Police, Shop With A Deputy program arrested

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STANAFORD, WV (WVNS) — A fraud investigation lead to a Raleigh County man behind bars.

On December 6, 2019, the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office stated they were investigating a fraudulent schemes case. Deputies said those involved, including 61-year-old Robert Price of Stanaford, were soliciting money, claiming to be the Fraternal Order of Police and the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office’s Shop With A Deputy Program.

Price was arrested and charged with Obtaining Money, Property Services By False Pretenses and Conspiracy. He is in the Southern Regional Jail on a $3,500 bond.

Deputies said the case is still under investigation with criminal charges pending against others.

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