Felony Theft by Deception in Lakemont under Investigation
The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a felony theft by deception case in Lakemont. On January 16, 2023, a deputy spoke with a man about a theft. The man said that he reached out to a page on Instagram called Psychic Joyce in reference to a service they offered. To receive the service, he wired $10,000 on a Cash App over 3 days and was provided reference numbers. He became suspicious that he was being scammed and shut down the account he was wiring money from and spoke to his bank. The case has been turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division.