The recent fraud case that cost Kings County nearly $85,000 is unusual in its sophistication and comes at a time when the Treasury Department is vulnerable, county treasurer Jim Erve said this week. rice field.
As a result, Erb said the county has taken steps such as verification and external oversight to avoid such criminal activity in the future.
“I have had many fraudulent requests in the past,” Erb said. These scam emails used to be easy to spot. “