LAPD cruiser. Photo by John Schreiber.
LAPD cruiser. Photo by John Schreiber.

Los Angeles Police Tuesday sought public help to find a man who allegedly swindled a 92-year-old woman.

Carlson Jackson, 58, allegedly befriended the woman, and in May of 2014 she “sold” her eight-unit apartment building in the 1900 block of Palm Grove Avenue to his company, CAJ Properties, LLC, for $250,000, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

He then opened a joint bank account in his and the victim’s name, and transferred the money to it, police said.

“Adding to the suspicious circumstances is the fact that the apartment building is appraised for approximately $850,000 to $1 million,” police said.

“The building was free of any mortgage debt, and was the victim’s only source of income and residency,” police said. “The rental checks have also been re-routed to a (post office) box in Los Angeles, where Jackson has been collecting them.”

Jackson is black, 5 feet 11 inches and about 290 pounds. He has connections in Detroit.

Anyone knowing his whereabouts was urged to call LAPD Detective Veda Young, (213) 922-8257; or (877) LAPD-247.

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