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Man Arrested In Connection With $6K 'Grandparent Scam,' Greenwich Police Say

Frederick Delacruz
Frederick Delacruz Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department

A 30-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly was caught retrieving a UPS package that contained the proceeds from a "grandparent scam," said the Greenwich Police.

Frederick Delacruz, of the Bronx, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 9, after he was allegedly seen retrieving the package that he believed contained $6,000 that were the proceeds of a grandparent scam in the Byram section of town, Greenwich Police said.

Delacruz led officers on a foot pursuit after being confronted by officers, police said.

He was apprehended a short distance away and was arrested without further incident.

Delacruz was charged with interfering with an officer, criminal attempt at larceny and telephone fraud.

He is being held on a $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, Dec. 16.

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