'Double spend scam' suspect wanted in Brea

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Photos courtesy Brea PD

Authorities are looking for this suspect - dubbed "Mr. Flashy Shoes" - in connection with a "double spend scam" in the area. 

According to police, the victim sold a watch online for Bitcoin, and after seeing the funds in his account online, met up with the suspect to hand off the watch. 

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But shortly afterward, police said the Bitcoin disappeared from the victim's account. 

The victim told police the suspect was in a white Mercedes S Class, spoke with a British accent, and wore designer Converse featuring a "peekaboo heart" design. 

If you recognize the suspect, call 714-671-3675.

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