Man running fake title company sought

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Pinellas County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help locating a man wanted for cashing checks totaling over $20,000 under his fake title company.

St. Petersburg Police detectives say Martin Louis Grossman personally cashed approximately 110 checks, money orders and cashier's checks sent to his bogus title company, Old Key West Transfer, during 2013.

Grossman's alleged scam was a time share resale fraud and currently, about 60 victims have been identified. He still possesses a telemarketer's license at this time.

He is described as a 63-year-old white male, 6' tall and weighing approximately 155-170 pounds. He has short, grey hair, with a receding hairline and reportedly, has been known to dye his hair brown. He has also been known to frequent the Fourth Street North corridor in St. Petersburg and to travel by public bus, as he owns no vehicles.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Martin Grossman is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477). Report anonymously online at, text "TIP144 plus your tip" to 274637(CRIMES) or send a mobile tip using our new "TipSubmit Mobile" application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. (Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply.) If your anonymous tip leads to his arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000!


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