An Aiken man reported to police that an unknown subject used his information to email First Community Bank requesting instructions on how to have money transferred and how much money was in his account.


The subject sent another email requesting $18,320 be sent to Compass Bank in Birmingham, Alabama. The subject then sent another email requesting $178,320 be sent to Sinopac Bank in Taiwan.


The bank asked for information to be verified, the transaction was canceled and no money was sent.


Aiken man reportedly a victim of cyber theft