Yuma, Arizona - On June 7, 2016 the Yuma Police Department responded to 180 W. 1st Street, Yuma Visitor’s Bureau, reference to a theft from a former employee.  It is alleged that Fernando Zacarias, the former accountant for the Yuma Visitor’s Bureau, made fraudulent money transfers from the YVB business account to his personal account.  Zacarias was arrested on June 9th reference this case and has been released.  This is still an intensive ongoing investigation.

The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call Detective Rangel at (928) 373-5000 #6160, the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous. Remember if your information leads to an arrest you may receive up to a $1,000 cash reward.