Police want help identifying fraud suspect

Independence Police are asking the public to help them identify a man suspected in recent fraud cases.

The man shown in a photo released by police is believed to have stolen another person's identity in another state and used that information to fraudulently obtain more than $20,000 from area lending institutions.

A detailed description of the suspect is unavailable.

If anyone can identify this suspect, and supply any other information as to his whereabouts, please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477 or the Independence Police Investigations Division at 816-325-7330.