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Sun City senior falls victim to $98K fraud loss


SUN CITY, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- Ronald Van Horne is a Navy Vet who likes to take a trip down memory lane every once in a while, by looking at old pictures. He and his wife Patricia were married for 68 years, until she passed away last year.

"My wife and I saved money." The Sun City senior says they were both good savers. So, he was concerned when he stopped getting his Chase bank statements. When he went to his local Chase branch to get a printout, he discovered a large sum of money was missing. "We're talking about a neighborhood of $98,000 and change."

But how did that happen? According to Van Horne, a few months ago, someone had a check bearing his name and tried cashing the $98,700 check several times.


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