WAYNE COUNTY — A Pennsylvania lady says a former police officer stole her bank card info after they met on a courting web site.
The lady needed to hide her id however did not maintain again in telling her story as a result of she says she does not need one thing like this to occur to anybody else.
She says she trusted the person she was courting as a result of he informed her he was a police officer, in accordance with WNEP.
It began with the web courting app Zoosk. The lady from Wayne County acquired a message from Jerry Kudajeski. He stated he was an Avoca police officer all for attending to know her.
“Truly, he knew folks that I knew, and his career, and we simply type of hit it off on the telephone, and it type of went from there.”
She says inside 5 weeks it was over and her checking account about $2,000 brief.
“It was just a few weeks till he was into my info and into the checking account and I did not understand it.”
Kudajeski is now behind bars and dealing with a felony fraud cost for what occurred late final month. The lady says Kudajeski referred to as her in a panic. He had run out of fuel and requested for the numbers to her Honesdale Nationwide Financial institution debit card.
“I felt dangerous, that is the sort of individual I’m. I felt dangerous and stated, ‘alright.’ and I did one thing completely towards my intestine intuition.”
Earlier than she observed, about $2,000 went lacking from her account. Police say Kudajeski used it to pay payments for his household.
It seems he is married and the lady suspects the one factor remotely truthful Kudajeski advised her was about his job.
He beforehand served as an Avoca police sergeant in 2014 however the chief of the division says Kudajeski resigned virtually three years in the past.
“There is a menagerie of issues that I missed.”
The lady would work with police to arrest Kudajeski. She requested to satisfy him Tuesday night in Carbondale. She noticed him at a Turkey Hill on the town the place police put him in cuffs.
The lady says watching all of it, she felt sorry for her former boyfriend and embarrassed about being made a sufferer, however, she does not need this to occur to anybody else.
“Pay very shut consideration to your instincts, and perform a little investigating, deep investigation, earlier than you begin to see somebody.”
Kudajeski is locked up within the Wayne County Jail, unable to publish bail.
The lady we talked to hopes the arrest will get him some assist.