Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 7, 2001
Contact Detective Dan Flores
Phone (909) 320-8067


Arrest Made In Sting Operation

Riverside, Ca-  Members of the Riverside PD, Economic Crimes Unit with the assistance of Household Finance, arrested during an undercover sting:

THOMPSON, Alan Louis WM 11-13-57
Lake Elsinore, CA

Thompson applied for a loan by phone with the Household Finance Office in Riverside on 11-28-01. Thompson provided his name as "Allan Thompson" with a social security number which belongs to an "Allen Thompson." Allen Thompson is a real person who lives in Ventura and knew nothing of this transaction.

Household Finance contacted the RPD when discrepancies were noted in the credit report. Suspect Thompson came to Riverside today to complete loan documents for a loan of $24,000. Det. Dan Flores was present when Thompson signed the loan documents. Det. Flores, with the assistance of Det. Ron Wright, arrested Thompson without incident after he completed the loan documents.

Thompson was later booked in the Riverside County Jail for burglary, forgery, and false personation.

For further information contact Det. Dan Flores at 909-320-8067.