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Police Investigation $9,800 Check Fraud Case Involving GMHS Account

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Police are currently investigating a case of check fraud involving the bank account of George Mason High School in Falls Church, it was confirmed to the News-Press Wednesday.

First reported in the City’s crime report Tuesday, the mobile deposit check fraud case involves two fraudulent checks totaling $9,800, City of Falls Church Police told the News-Press in a statement. Police are working with the bank to figure out who made the mobile deposit last Friday, Aug. 28, which may have been made into a fraudulent account.

Police tell the News-Press they do not suspect anyone at the school is involved and that George Mason’s bank account has been reimbursed for the $9,800 in checks.

In the statement, City of F.C. police encourage businesses and residents to monitor their bank accounts as always, and to report suspicious activity to the bank.