ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Officers with the Enterprise Police Department, along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, have charged a Dothan man in connection to a fraud investigation.
Rakeeshkumar J. Patel, of Dothan, was arrested Aug. 5 and charged with using a false name to obstruct justice, two counts of second-degree possession of forged instrument in the second degree and first-degree theft of property.
During the investigation, EPD detectives were able to locate and intercept packages containing large amounts of money with the information provided by DHS. Approximately $70,000 belonging to phone scam victims was recovered.
Patel was transported to the Coffee County Jail.
Police continue to investigate the case.