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Report says Albuquerque almost swindled out of $1.9 million – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 2021-07-21 14:50:42 –

Albuquerque, New Mexico (KRQE) – A new report from the Albuquerque Inspector General’s Office shows that the city has been nearly fooled from nearly $ 2 million. The report said in November that a scammer impersonating a scrutinized city seller asked the city to change the bank from which the money was sent.


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Before anything happened, Wells Fargo was able to flag the deal as potentially fraudulent and stop it. The city is conducting an internal investigation of two employees who appear to be involved. Many governments and school districts have been victims of this scam for many years. Some have resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer losses.

The Inspector General’s Office was asked to consider an attempted $ 1.9 million fraudulent ACH transaction from the city of Albuquerque to a vendor. View the full report below.

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