By Steve Neavling
A trio of men posing as FBI agents conned a Pennsylvania out of cars, jewelry, gift cards and power tools.
The con began in August, police said, when the suspects convinced the victim they were part of an FBI operation in Reading, Pa.
The suspects stole the man’s car, crashed one of his rental cars, extorted money and forced him to buy $11,000 worth of gift cards, according to WFMZ .
Douglas Depugh, 49, is in jail awaiting trial on charges of impersonating a public servant, conspiracy, and theft by deception.
Michael Cortez, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, faces charges include theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, theft by deception, impersonating a public servant and conspiracy.
Those men posed as FBI agents, police said.
Andrew Serrano, 46, who posed as an FBI informant, is in jail awaiting jail on charges of impersonating a public servant, conspiracy, and theft by deception.