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02/17/2022

Omaha woman in hopes of reimbursement after unusual scam of check conversion bank draft

WOWT.com

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A warning tonight to take a good look at your checking account.

Scammers have another way to get in and withdraw money without any authorization from you.

In the age of Cash Apps, Mary Packett still goes by the book.

“Last check I wrote was for a tip,” said Packett.

Keeping tabs on her account Mary discovered a mysterious withdrawal of almost $250 by a company she never heard of at a Montana address.

”250 LLCs are out of that place,” said Packett.

The name of one printed on a check conversion bank draft that had Mary’s bank routing and account number at the bottom. So a withdrawal could be made without her signature or authorization anywhere to be found.

“I feel like someone entered my house and took something from me and I don’t know how they did it. How they got in,” said Packett.

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