Man wanted for fraud may be traveling I-10 corridor
COVINGTON - Authorities in numerous states are on alert, after a man wanted for fraud was seen along I-10.
Deputies in the Tampa Bay area are looking for James Charlton Davis, III, 56. Investigators said Davis uses online dating sites to meet women around his age and tricks them into taking their money and property.
Davis was seen at a restaurant in Covington, Louisiana, a Polk County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said Monday.
Davis, a motorcycle enthusiast, pretends to be a former high-ranking military veteran. He has no history in the military, deputies said in an alert sent out Monday afternoon.
Davis may be traveling on a 2014 red, Honda Gold Wing motorcycle.
Investigators said Davis is known to be extremely friendly with members of law enforcement in an effort to avoid detection.
He is suspected to have victims in Texas, West Virginia, and Maryland.
Tips about his whereabouts can be made by calling 863.292.3351 or 863.298.6200.
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