Fog/Mist
73°FFog/MistFull Forecast

Kane County Sheriff's Office

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

• A woman who lives in the 38W500 block of Sunset Drive, St. Charles Township, reported almost becoming the victim of a fraud on Monday, June 3, when she responded to an email telling her someone had tried to get into her online account. The emailer asked her to verify all her personal information – passwords, social security number, account numbers, driver’s license number and mother’s maiden name. According to reports, “as soon as she hit ‘send’ she had a bad feeling,” and changed all her account numbers.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Kane County Chronicle.

More News

Watch Now

Player embeded on all Kane County Chronicle instances for analytics purposes.

Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School participates in the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS research.

More videos »