Area heli-skiing owner arrested on credit fraud |

Area heli-skiing owner arrested on credit fraud

Gregory Crofton

Double and triple check your reservation if you made one with High Sierra Heli Skiing because Thursday owner Harry Vested, 45, was arrested for credit card fraud.

Vested is charged with obtaining and using personal identifying information of another, a felony which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

The Zephyr Cove resident was arrested in Reno because he reportedly used someone else’s information to obtain a credit card for his heli-skiing company and then charged several thousands of dollars worth of items.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Department said the card was issued in the name of a female acquaintance of Vested. Sgt. Tim Minister said he is not yet sure whether Vested’s heli-skiing business is legitimate, it was reported in the Reno Gazette-Journal.

Minister is interested in speaking to anyone who believes they have been defrauded by Vested. He can be reached at (775) 586-7253.

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