Police looking from checking account scam suspect
Albany police are looking for a man they believe is at the center of a checking account scam.
Detectives say 37-year-old Jammie Skinner somehow got a hold of a victim's account information, and then he paid out over $500 in other people's Water, Gas & Light bills.
"He was targeting people that were already in hardship, I would say underprivileged people, people that could be easily manipulated. And basically what he would tell them that if your light bill is $150,give me the $100 cash and I'll pay your light bill," said Det. Shemika Foster of the Albany Police Department.
Police say Skinner paid for six bills over the course of two weeks. The victim didn't notice until he was contacted by his bank.