Arlington Heights police warn public of banking scam

Arlington Heights police are warning the public about a banking scam. PoliceLights400x225

An 89-year-old woman received a call from a man claiming to be a Chase Bank employee.

The man told her there was a problem with her account and she needed to send a check to another person for more than $10,000, the entire amount in her account.

Both names mentioned in the phone conversation are actual Chase Bank employees, one of which is in South Africa.

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  • Todd

    I would hang up and just call the bank (using the phone number from a bank statement or business card). Is thinking really that difficult these days?


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