ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Police are investigating a Feb. 20 incident in which someone impersonated the owner of Flip Electronics on Mansell Road and stole $142,000.
One of the owners reported she received an email requesting a $142,000 wire transfer to China, which did not appear suspicious at first because the business works internationally. The email appeared to come from the other owner.
The money was sent before the owners recognized the email as fraudulent. The owners received another email the same day asking for a $285,000 wire transfer, but they did not comply.