A Pennsylvania man is accused of scamming a North Long Beach resident out of thousands of dollars in a house flipping scam.
Police say Ketan Patel met with the 41-year victim over an investment opportunity on Craigslist.
According to police, the victim was interested in flipping houses in Florida and sent Patel $45,000.
The victim called police last week after Patel never got back to him after four months.
Patel's now facing grand larceny charges.