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More Than $23,000 Taken From Darien Man's Bank Account

A Darien man reported that more than $23,000 had been fraudulently withdrawn from his bank account this summer
A Darien man reported that more than $23,000 had been fraudulently withdrawn from his bank account this summer Photo Credit: Casey Donahue

DARIEN, Conn. -- Someone fraudulently withdrew more than $23,000 from a Darien resident's bank account this summer, according to police.

The complainant reported to police on Tuesday, Aug. 29 that money had been withdrawn from the bank account. He had been notified by his bank that excessive withdrawals had been occurring, and when he checked his account he saw that more than 20 transactions ahd taken place between June 5 and Aug. 29, according to police.

The total money withdrawn from the account was estimated to be $23,483. All the transactions were to a PayPal account.

The man notified both his bank and PayPal of the fraudulent activity, and both organizations are opening up their own investigations, police said. Police are also continuing to investigate.

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