Jonathan Ressler

Boca Raton Man Charged With Organized Fraud, Allegedly Ran Bogus Auctions Nationwide

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Bond Set At $15,000 For Jonathan Ressler, Also Known As Chip O’Brien

Jonathan Ressler, also known as Chip O’Brien, courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Boca Raton resident Jonathan Ressler, also known by his alias of Chip O’Brien, is now known as a defendant in a massive fraud case filed by the Boca Raton Police Department and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Ressler, who claims his occupation is “Auctioneer,” allegedly defrauded several people nationwide in high-priced auctions for jewelry and other goods. The victims are people who claim they paid and never received goods, or that goods were not as advertised.

The arrest reports are lengthy but depict the alleged fraud item by item, sale by sale. The first report is from the Boca Raton Police Department, the second from PBSO. They both appear below.

Ressler, of Willow Wood Drive in Boca Raton, was arrested and jailed on November 22nd. He posted $15,000 bond the same day and was released. The official charge: “Fraud, Swindle to obtain property valued at $50,000 or more.”

Read the arrest reports and warrant applications, below.

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