Man out $48,000 in computer scam: Highland Heights Police Blotter

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ohio

Fraud: South Greenway Court

A man, 78, reported Nov. 12 being the victim of a scam after he called a phone number associated with an email about anti-virus protection. He was under belief he was going to receive virus protection, but during the call he gave access to his bank accounts and a $48,000 transfer took place. The transfer was successful as the man did not report the incident for several days. Police are working with his bank to investigate the matter.

Theft: Wilson Mills Road

A Cleveland man, 57, stole $432 worth of merchandise from Home Depot Nov. 11 and left in a vehicle as a passenger. That vehicle was stopped by South Euclid police and the man admitted to theft. He was charged with theft and turned over to Maple Heights police on active warrant.

Theft: Wilson Mills Road

A shoplifter fled from Home Depot

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Software Exec Sells Highland Beach Mansion For $8M

3573 South Ocean Boulevard, Highland Beach (Credit: Google Maps)

3573 South Ocean Boulevard, Highland Beach (Credit: Google Maps)

The founder of a telecommunications software company sold his oceanfront Highland Beach mansion for $7.9 million.

Dragos Alexe and his wife, Susanne Kramer, sold the home at 3573 South Ocean Boulevard to 3573 S. Ocean Blvd. LLC, a Delaware company, property records show.

Alexe, who founded Matawan, New Jersey-based DAX Technologies in 1996, sold the company to United Kingdom firm Spirent Communications in 2014 for $37 million, according to Reuters.

The 6,788-square-foot home hit the market in 2017 for $11.8 million, according to Realtor.com. Premier Estate Properties represented the seller, and Keller Williams of Miami Beach Realty represented the buyer. It was most recently asking $8.5 million in May.

Alexe paid $4.7 million for the house in 2014, according to property records. It was built in 2001 and has six bedrooms and eight and a half bathrooms.

Earlier this year, Grafton

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