A local resident found out he already had been a victim of a wire transfer fraud of $22,000 from his bank account when he got a call asking for approval of another bit of fraud, this time to the tune of $26,900.
The victim reported to Milton police that he asked his bank to stop the second wire transfer. He learned about the first fraud committed on Jan. 2 when he asked the banker about his account activity.
He reported the fraud and attempted fraud on Jan. 7.
The victim said he already placed an alert on his credit.