auditor adam2FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/10/13) – Auditor Adam Edelen has alerted law enforcement and the public of a fraudulent letter that is being circulated among retirees.
 
The letter claims the Auditor’s office has discovered that some 26,000 people were overpaid and that a field agent would contact them for repayment. The letter contains a forged signature of a former Auditor.
 
The public should be aware that the Auditor’s office has no such findings of overpayment and that no collection of funds would be sought.
 
It is unclear how many retirees have received the letter. The Kentucky Retirement Systems and Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System have been notified of the scam.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Adam Edelen (Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts)

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Gov. Beshear Announces Redesign of Interchange to Preserve Interstate Access for Calvert City

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/25/15) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that engineers designing the corridor for Interstate… Read More

From the Sheep's Back to Yours: Working with Wool at the Homeplace

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (3/25/15) — The Homeplace 1850's Farm at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area hosts a day… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 18, 2015 9439

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 25, 2015 4947

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4873

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4767

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4023

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3707

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

February 25, 2015 13818

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 09, 2015 12856

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI

Stories Trending Today

March 26, 2015 1406

‘Chasing Rainbow’ Heart Walk Raises Funds for AHA

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 1095

Two Injured after Jumping from Second Floor to…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 1006

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 26,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 26, 2015 1000

Baptist Health Honors Staff with Years of Service…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 958

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Hopkins Court Clerk
March 26, 2015 900

Teams 'Dodge for the Cure' during Relay for Life…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 864

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 26, 2015 753

Kentucky, West Virginia Governors Offer Friendly…

by Office of the Governor
March 26, 2015 698

UPDATE - OPD Seeking Public's Help in Locating…

by Owensboro Police Department
March 26, 2015 611

Hopkins KFB Manager Named Manager of Year

by Kentucky Farm Bureau