$20 Donation Leads to $12,000 in Stolen Funds
Investigative reporter Jermont Terry, with KMIR6's sister-station WTMJ, reports how one woman's $20 donation resulted in nearly $12,000 in stolen funds from her bank account. It's a scam anyone could fall prey to across America.Photo: Video by kmir6.com
MILWAUKEE, WI (Jermont Terry, WTMJ) - Prisoners in Wisconsin gained access to a woman's personal bank account all from a simple $20 check she wrote to help a charity.
Investgative reporter Jermont Terry with KMIR6's sister-station WTMJ uncovers the scam that racked up near $12,000 in phone charges to this one woman's account and how local authorties discovered it all stemmed from a prison-based scam.
It's a consumer alert you'll only see locally here on KMIR6 News.