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California man arrested after making prank call offering people jobs

By Mason White 12:14 PM December 18, 2013
Kenneth Edward Tarr 

By: Shifra Unger
(Scroll down for video) Think twice before making a prank call because you might get arrested.

A Los Angeles, California man, has been charged criminally in connection with prank phone calls to professionals and college coaches about jobs.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said that 32-year-old Kenneth Edward Tarr was charged on Tuesday, with one count of crime of eavesdropping for allegedly making illegal recordings of more than six calls.

Tarr was arrested earlier this month and was released on bail.

Prosecutors alleged that Tarr was posing as a representative of different teams, and called a number of coaches to gauge their interest in taking jobs. Authorities said that in one case the victim was offered a coaching job.

Prosecutors said that the suspected targeted victims in college football programs in the NBA, the NFL, and Major League Baseball.