Alpine Man Allegedly Drove to St. George Last Year to
Scam Elderly Widow out of $100,000
Authorities suspect there may be more potential victims across Utah
March 21, 2014– Richard A. Loveday of Alpine, Utah, was booked into the Utah County Jail this week for allegedly scamming an 88-year old St. George widow out of $100,000 from April to September of last year. Attorney General Sean D. Reyes and Assistant Attorney General Jacob S. Taylor filed Charging Information documents and an Affidavit of Probable Cause in the Fifth Judicial District Court of Washington County against Loveday. He was later transported to the Washington County Jail where he is currently being held on $100,000 cash only bail. As detailed in the Affidavit of Probable Cause, Loveday is being charged with Securities Fraud, Theft, and Communications Fraud, all second degree felonies.