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A scam victim who lost $9,000 in an elaborate scam had a scammer show up at her Las Vegas home and make a bizarre demand before realizing it was all a sham.

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A Las Vegas woman lost $9,000 in an elaborate scam in which a 'messenger' showed up at her home and cut her credit card in half.

A Las Vegas woman lost thousands of dollars after she willingly handed over her credit card to a scammer who showed up at her door.

The victim, who wished to remain anonymous, had received a call from a number with his bank’s caller ID warning him of suspicious activity on his account.

After looking at her bank statement online, she discovered two fraudulent charges and the supposed representative told her she needed to “protect your account.”

“He went on to explain to me that due to the large amount of fraud that had occurred, they would have to send a courier to pick up my card,” the victim said. kvvu.

Less than 10 minutes passed before a man appeared at their door with an “access code.”

A Las Vegas woman lost $9,000 in an elaborate scam in which a ‘messenger’ showed up at her home and cut her credit card in half.

The anonymous victim received a call from a number with her bank's caller ID and was told there was suspicious activity on her account, minutes before a strange man appeared.

The anonymous victim received a call from a number with her bank’s caller ID and was told there was suspicious activity on her account, minutes before a strange man appeared.

The events that unfolded next were captured by a home security camera.

The footage shows the woman handing her card to the scammer, who fumbles with scissors, cuts the card in half and puts it in an envelope.

Meanwhile, the victim was on the phone with the original caller. Only a few minutes later did she realize that she had been blocked from accessing her online banking account.

‘I said, ‘I’m in trouble here.’ Something’s not right about this.’ And I hung up silently,” she explained.

The woman claims she never volunteered information like her home address and insists the scammers already had it.

He called his real bank, closed his accounts and changed his passwords.

A representative told him that the scammers already had access to his account from the moment they called, and that handing over the card only took the scam one step further.

“It’s embarrassing to come forward and say that you fell in love with something like this, that you opened your door and handed something so valuable to a complete stranger,” the woman said.

He still has not seen the stolen $9,000 returned.

Shortly after handing over her credit card, the woman realized that her access to her account had been blocked.

Shortly after handing over her credit card, the woman realized that her access to her account had been blocked.

The incident came just weeks after Emmanuel Almonor, 32, was arrested for carrying out an almost identical plan.

The incident came just weeks after Emmanuel Almonor, 32, was arrested for carrying out an almost identical plan.

It was not the first time such an elaborate banking scam had occurred in the area.

On May 28, Las Vegas police announced the arrest of a man who had been operating a similar business.

The Henderson Police Department said Emmanuel Almonor, 32, had been charged with theft, causing financial loss and obtaining money by falsehood.

Almonor is accused of contacting several victims using fake phone numbers and saying their debit cards had been compromised.

The 32-year-old would later show up at their homes, introducing himself as a bank employee and asking that his debit card be sent for “destruction.”

But Alamor would eventually use the card himself, racking up charges and making money transfers.

Authorities have declined to provide details on whether the two incidents are related, citing a pending investigation.

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