Terrorists May Have Scammed CUMember

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CANTON, Ohio - (09/13/04) -- One credit union member is out morethan $35,000 he was induced to wire to overseas characters policebelieve are helping terrorists. The member was told he would get a$40,000 loan if he deposited a series of checks into his account atGold Circle CU, then forward the money to London. The checks turnedout to be bogus, but not until the credit union member wired fundson his account overseas. The credit union contacted police afterofficials discovered the first check deposited by the member was aforgery. Police said they believe the money went into accounts usedby terrorists.

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