September 28, 2022
  • September 28, 2022

More possible victims in WashCo serial fraud case

By on March 21, 2022 0

Jobee Rene McCann remains in jail charged with 25 counts, including identity theft

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Investigators believe there may be more victims in a serial fraud case where a woman is already accused of having identifying information on 21 separate people.

Jobee Rene McCann was arrested on February 16 after a 7-month investigation, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities say one of McCann’s victims, a housebound woman who hired her, reported on July 13, 2021 that she had $60,000 stolen from her bank account. The woman had no idea who the thief was but informed her bank of the fraud, deputies said.

A local dentist’s office also contacted authorities and said they suspected a woman posing as the victim had made a $60,0000 wire transfer in an attempt to get “significant” dental work done.

When McCann’s home was searched, investigators said they found Social Security cards, credit cards, passports and driver’s licenses of 21 different people.

The 35-year-old remains behind bars in Washington County Jail, charged with 7 counts of impersonation, 4 counts each of aggravated impersonation and criminal mistreatment, 3 counts of assault to the welfare of one minor and 2 counts each of aggravated theft. , possession of heroin and possession of methamphetamine and a single count of theft.

Anyone with information or who believe they are a victim is asked to call the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 503.629.0111.