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Tag: jeffrey guadalupe

Conn. Man Busted for Posing as DEA Agent Selling Seized Property

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A Connecticut man has been busted for posing as a DEA agent selling confiscated property.

Local authorities alleged that Jeffrey Guadalupe, 30, of Red Oak, Conn., with posing as an agent and scamming a Bridgeport, Conn. city employee and his elderly mother out of $20,000, according to the Connecticut Post.

The paper reported that he was being detained while other police departments around the state investigate similar allegations.

Authorities alleged that Guadlupe approached a Bridgeport city employee and identified himself as a DEA agent. He even showed him a badge.

In a subsequent conversation, authorities said Guadalupe told the victim that he was in charge of confiscating homes and vehicles for the DEA from drug raids, and could sell him a home at a reduced price, the Connecticut Post reported.

Authorities said the victim bought a house with $20,000 from his 89-year-old mother.

After several days, when the transaction had not been closed, the city employee checked and discovered that the feds, nor Guadalupe owned the property.