On May 7, 2013 LVMPD officers responded to the 1500 block of North Vegas Boulevard to investigate a report of unauthorized withdrawals from a debit containing social security funds. The victim frequently resides at this location and requested the card be sent to his case worker at Catholic Charities.
When the victim called to check the balance on the card he learned the account had been accessed the day before and funds withdrawn from the account. investigation conducted by LVMPD fraud detectives resulted in the arrest of 41 year-old Omar Driver of Las Vegas. Driver was employed with Catholic Charities and was the victim’s case worker.
He was arrested and charged with: Burglary, Possession of a credit card without owner’s consent, and Fraudulent use of a credit card (2 counts).
A booking photo of Driver accompanies this release. Catholic Charities has cooperated fully with this investigation. Detectives are asking anyone who believes they have been a victim of Omar Driver, or anyone who has any information about this case to call LVMPD Fraud Detectives at 828-3890 or contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.