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Thursday, September 12, 2019

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Commercial Crimes Division detectives are asking for the public's help in locating additional identity theft victims of 36- year-old James Shannon.

On September 10, 2019, LAPD investigators from the Commercial Crimes Division arrested James Shannon also known as James Sannon for identity theft. The investigation was initiated when the suspect attempted to buy Clippers season tickets using a victim's bank information.

During the investigation, it was determined the suspect worked at various prominent medical facilities.

While at work, he had access to the personal information of many victims. It is unknown at this time in the investigation whether the suspect had legitimate medical credentials, certification or a license.


James Shannon

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Commercial Crimes Division Detective Brian Calicchia at (213) 486-5920. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call The LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonloine.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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