APPEAL COURT AFFIRMS JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF BANK FRAUD CASE!
APPEAL COURT AFFIRMS JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF BANK FRAUD CASE!
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APPEAL COURT AFFIRMS JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF BANK FRAUD CASE!

| May 9, 2020 | Firm News

Freelance bookkeeper Elizabeth Mulder perpetrated a nearly five-year fraud against her client, plaintiff Kurtz-Ahlers.

Both Kurtz-Ahlers and Mulder coincidentally had their checking accounts at defendant Bank of America (the Bank). Mulder ran her scam through her account at the Bank.

After discovering the fraud, Kurtz-Ahlers notified the Bank and made a claim for its losses. The Bank denied the claim and Kurtz-Ahlers sued the Bank for negligence.

After a two-week jury trial, the trial court granted the Bank’s motion for nonsuit, essentially holding the Bank owed Kurtz-Ahlers no duty to investigate or monitor Mulder’s account. Finding no reversible error in that conclusion, the Court of Appeal affirmed.

See Kurtz-Ahlers, LLC v. Bank of America, N.A.

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