$100,000 Bond for Man Charged with Phishing and Identity Theft

On July 6 around 9:00am, Greenwich Police investigators were at Stamford Superior Court on when they were advised that Nygel Joseph, 25, of New Haven, would be at the court house on an unrelated matter.

Greenwich Police had an active arrest warrant for Mr. Joseph for charges stemming from a financial crime investigation that occurred in 2020 on Pemberwick Road in Glenville.

Judicial Marshals detained Mr. Joseph and, after he was advised of the warrant, he turned him over to Greenwich Police.

He was charged with Phishing via Electronic Mail, Larceny 5, Illegal Possession of Personal ID Information Device, Identity Theft 3, and Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft 3.

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.

He has a date in Stamford Superior Court on July 20, 2021. He was unable to post his $100,000 court set bond.