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Friday, April 2, 2021

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Embezzlement Suspect Arrested NR21099ti

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department, Commercial Crimes Division, arrested and booked Justin Andrew Parry, a Northridge resident for 503 PC-Embezzlement.

Between January 1, 2020 and March 9, 2021, Justin gained employment as an accountant at five different business management firms in Los Angeles and surrounding counties. These business management firms pay bills, file taxes, and provide financial advice for their clientele. Parry's role as an accountant granted him access to the financial profiles of the firm's clientele. Parry unlawfully accessed these profiles for his own financial gain and victims have been identified in Los Angeles and surrounding counties.

The Detectives investigation revealed that Parry used the following aliases to gain employment:

• Curtis Andrews Rich
• Justin Andrew Blunt
• Justin Andrew Parry
• Mike Bernal

Detectives are asking for the public's assistance to help identify additional victims who may have employed Parry.

Parry is described as a 39-year-old male White, with black hair, brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 215 pounds.

Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to contact The Los Angeles Police Department's Commercial Crimes Division, Metro Financial Section, Detective De Shon Andrews at 213-486-6920. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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