Wednesday, July 29, 2009
EXCLUSIVE: Link Discovered Between Local Businesses Being Targetted by Phone Scam
Recently some local businesses have been getting scammed for hundreds of dollars. As the above KSHB-TV 41 news story explains, in the scam local businesses are contacted by phone and asked to wire money to a bail bondsmen to get one of their employees out of jail.
But what isn't reported in the local coverage of this story is that the employee, Ashley Drake, who was used as the bait for the scam pulled off against Fuddruckers in Overland Park, KS, was previously employed with the other business hit, Buffalo Wild Wings, also located in Overland Park, KS.
It is not known at this times if police are aware of the connection or investigating further.
Since the original release of this story, two other local Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants have fallen pray to the scam.