Man accused of scamming 80-year-old out of thousands of dollars

Suspect never delivered items that were paid, police say

SAN ANTONIO – Police have arrested a man who’s accused of scamming an 80-year-old man out of thousands of dollars.

Mike Carrisal was supposed to provide some appliances, including a fridge and a stove, to the man, who paid him $15,000 for the items, but Carrisal never delivered, investigators said.

Carrisal admitted to taking the money, but he said he only stole part of it after the victim fired him, an arrest affidavit said.

Police say Carrisal’s bank records show otherwise.  

Carrisal is charged with theft of the elderly, police said.