The Brownsville Public Utility Board says it acquired a test for $1,321,610.66 that was deposited right into a flawed bank account.
In a information launch, BPUB says the lacking cash was caught up in a rip-off that occurred when it acquired a request from somebody claiming to be with Noble Texas Builders to alter its bank account info. However the development firm stated it didn’t authorize the change. The cash was owed for work accomplished on a venture for BPUB.
The utility firm says Wells Fargo Bank acquired the test from Bank of America.
“BPUB gives a big thank you to the professionals working within our company who first discovered the fraud and all of the law enforcement personnel who have worked on this case. All of their dedication made this possible,” stated BPUB Basic Supervisor & CEO John S. Bruciak.
BPUB didn’t say who approved the change within the bank info, however says it’ll proceed to work with authorities and the fraud models from each banks.
Probe into lacking $1.three million ongoing; BPUB allegedly deposited cash into flawed account