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Bank account hacked after job post response

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A woman was locked out of her bank account after responding to a suspicious job posting.

The woman responded to a job advertisement that said she could earn $6,500-$12,000 in a week. She was eventually contacted over the phone by a man who told her that she would receive a $4,000 check in a few days to deposit and then withdraw $2,000 to send back to an address.

The man then asked her about her bank account and convinced her to provide him with security questions and other information to access her account.

When the woman tried to check her bank account March 3, she was unable to access it. She could not reset her password either as her security questions had been changed.


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