December 4, 2000
From: Sgt Jim Perry, Press Information Sergeant
The Fountain Valley Police Department in conjunction with the Palo Alto Police Department and the U.S. Postal Inspectors Office is investigating a company known as GAMETEK. This company is located at 17284 Newhope St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 and they have a web site of http://www.PS2CART.COM.
GAMETEK has taken approximately 2500 orders via the Internet for PLAYSTATION 2 Game Systems. Each game has a value of $349.99 and orders have been received from throughout the United States. As of this date, this company does not have this merchandise in stock and no PLAYSTATION 2 Game Systems have been delivered to any potential customer. All sales have been completed over the Internet.
Any additional victims should contact the Fountain Valley Police Department at (714) 593-4485 or they may complete a Victim Notification Form on our web site at http://www.fountainvalley.org/gametek
. No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation continues.