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Fake Bank Account Opened In Local’s Name

Thomas Neil Dempsey, of South Little Sand Mountain, said someone opened a fake banking account in his name on July 31. A criminal used his name, social security number and other ID to open the account at Delta Community Bank.

Someone used that account to make a $4,980.90 purchase, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports.

Then on Aug. 8, BB&T bank called and told Dempsey that someone tried using his online information to login into his account. The person attempting to hack his account was from Oregon.