Man Accused In Charity Scam In London

Man Accused In Charity Scam In London

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Wasyl Taran, 61, of Indiana, was arrested Tuesday in London in a reported charity scam.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Wasyl Taran, 61, of Greenwood Lane, Indiana, was arrested Tuesday morning in London in a charity check scam case.

Investigators said Taran tried to scam a check valued at $575 from an individual, stating it would be used for a charity when that was not the case.

Investigators said the reported crime happened around 9:00 a.m. on KY 192.

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Taran was charged with Theft By Deception over $500.

He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.
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