Police recover chunk of Spotsylvania County money stolen in phishing scam

On Thursday, Scott Shenk reported some good news after a phishing attack in July stole more than $600,000 from Spotsylvania County:

On Thursday afternoon, [Virginia] State Police Sgt. Brent Coffey said in a news release that they worked with local police as well as “state law enforcement in other states in order to track down the fraudulent deposits made into accounts at multiple banks. State police are still pursuing the case and several individuals associated with the scam. No charges or arrests have been made at this stage of the ongoing investigation.”

He said state police would deliver checks to the county on Thursday totaling $347,010.39. Coffee added that more of the stolen money will be handed over to the county next week.

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