Scam robs couple of $57,820

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David Follingstad
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David Follingstad
“They told me about anti-terrorist laws and made it sound just like what I’d been reading about in the paper,” David Follingstad said. They were told they needed to pay the FDIC, as well as taxes to the IRS, in order to claim the winnings. David Follingstad began to wire cash to a name in Sri Lanka in the beginning of July, via Western Union and Walmart. As requested, he never wired more than $5,000 at a time.