Dollar Bank, Pa. Customer Dispute Duty To Flag $4.3M Scam

By Matthew Santoni (May 31, 2022, 6:17 PM EDT) — A Dollar Bank customer could not claim the bank’s employees were negligent in helping her transfer a total of $4.3 million to a cryptocurrency account, since the employees followed all the rules set by Pennsylvania law governing wire transfers and the customer did not tell them she was the victim of a scam, the bank’s attorneys argued to a state court judge Tuesday.

Roy Arnold of Blank Rome LLP, representing the Pittsburgh-based bank, said Mary Clayton never mentioned to Dollar Bank employees that she was sending the money at the behest of an alleged “DEA agent” who told her she needed…

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