Police are investigating a fraud case in which a Hutchinson man was scammed out of nearly $10,000.
The victim was contacted by someone asking him to be a “secret shopper.”
Police say the victim received several checks in the mail and was advised to cash them and then send the cash or money orders via mail or fed ex.
A total of $9,997 was sent before finding out the checks he cashed were fake.
The incident was reported on October 29.