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Police: Bank saves the day after Vienna man falls victim to scam

Phony e-mail from "Geek Squad" turns out to be an attempt to grab cash

A man living in the 1000 block of Ware Street, S.W., told Vienna police on Oct. 31 at 12:28 p.m. that he had received an e-mail he believed was from the Best Buy Geek Squad to renew his account.

The resident provided bank-account information to pay for the renewal, then later received a notification from his bank regarding an attempt to transfer a large sum of money from his account.