Sunday Times Newspapers
TAYLOR — A con artist posing as a bank representative by phone gained enough information from a 53-year-old Taylor woman on May 13 to fraudulently withdraw $1,000 from her bank checking account.
The caller claimed to be trying to prevent a fraudulent withdrawal, and gave the woman a partial bank account number to establish his legitimacy.
When the woman discovered the unauthorized withdrawal later that day, she contacted her bank, who urged her to file a police report.
She also changed her passwords, and the bank flagged all of her accounts to watch for suspicious activity.