Delevan, NY asked in Banking for New York

Q: money deposited into bank account

My sister met this guy online she gave him her banking information when he asked so he could send her money, he sent money and now he is demanding she buy gift card with the money what does she do he started getting aggressive once he deposited and from my understanding the money has not cleared the bank yet he is scaring her what should we do

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Michael David Siegel

Answered
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: This is a common scam. It will not clear the bank, and she will be liable. DO NOT WITHDRAW ANY MONEY.

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