Couple Charged with Scamming Elderly Greenwich Resident

Kecia Fields. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept Nov 18, 2019

Jonathan Alexander. Nov 18, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Jonathan Alexander. Nov 18, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

On Thursday Nov 14 Greenwich Police executed an arrest warrant for a Stamford woman wanted for Conspiracy (Felony Class C), Forgery 1, Issuing Bad Check $500-$1,000, and Larceny 2.

Police say Kecia L Fields, 47, of 638 Cove Rd #5 in Stamford, and Jonathan Alexander, 55, of 113 North Street Apt 1A in Stamford gained the trust of a Greenwich resident.

“They apparently befriended somebody and then took all their life savings,” Lt John Slusarz said on Monday, adding that he did not know the total amount stolen.

“How the scam works is you find your target and maybe they’re an older person or someone down on their luck, befriend them, get their confidence and then start draining their account,” he explained.

According to Greenwich Time the victim, who walks with a cane and is unable to drive, and she sold her 2000 Porsche Boxster to the couple at a very low price and gave them her personal personal banking information and access to safety deposit box where she kept proceeds of her condo sale.  The couple, who run a Stamford moving business, allegedly stole about $246,000.

Ms. Fields bond was set at $150,000, which she was able to post. She has a date in Stamford Superior Court on Nov 29, 2019.

Mr Alexander was charged with Conspiracy (Felony Class C) and Larceny 2. His bond was also set at $150,000 and he shares Fields’ date in court on Nov 29, 2019.