$86K taken from Forysth County woman’s account

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CUMMING, Ga. — Someone forged a check from a woman’s account and took $86,000, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

A woman in the 6900 block of Lancaster Drive told deputies March 25someone forged a check from her equity loan account and signed the name of her husband who had recently died.

The $86,200 check was deposited into an account in Jacksonville, Fla.

The woman said she had contacted the Federal Trade Commission and her bank’s fraud department.