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City cancels credit card on fraud suspicions

The Sundance Council has taken action to restrict usage of the city’s credit card after unauthorized charges were discovered on its statement.

Clerk/Treasurer Theresa Curren reported the issue to the council, explaining that her office has been unable to locate the source of certain charges. The fraudulent charges were on what Public Works Director Mac Erickson described as “oddball” items that are clearly unrelated to city business.

Curren and Erickson listed, for example, purchases such as a pair of shoes and a subscription to Amazon Prime Video. At least one charge is from around a year ago...

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