Gwinnett County Police Seek Public’s Help in $200,000 Real Estate Scam Case

Gwinnett County Police Seek Public’s Help in 0,000 Real Estate Scam Case
Wanted: Jaylen Anderson

Gwinnett County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jaylen Anderson, the suspect in a $200,000 real estate scam. The scam, which occurred in January 2023, involved two victims who reported being defrauded of over $100,000 each.

According to reports, the victims responded to a Facebook Marketplace ad regarding property in Ellenwood, Georgia. They were then directed to wire large sums of money to what they believed was a law firm in Atlanta, represented by the suspect. However, upon arriving at the supposed law office on their closing dates, the victims realized they had fallen victim to a scam.

Following the reports, Gwinnett County Police detectives initiated an investigation. Through various investigative methods, they identified the suspect as 23-year-old Jaylen Anderson from Fairburn. Anderson faces charges including four counts of Theft by Deception, Identity Theft, and Records and Reports of Currency Transactions. However, his current whereabouts are unknown.

Authorities urge anyone with information on Jaylen Anderson’s whereabouts or the case to contact GCPD detectives at 770.513.5300. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 404.577.TIPS (8477) or online at Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest and indictment in the case.