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Alpharetta man charged $44,000 for computer services

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — An Alpharetta man who contracted for computer help through an online service, reportedly had more than $44,000 stolen from him by the company.

According to an Alpharetta Police incident report, the man intended to pay the company “Safe Tee Soft” $180 for computer services, but when it came time for payment, the company allegedly changed the total amount to $44,180.

The victim’s bank completed the $44,000 wire transfer before the change in charges was discovered.

Investigators identified several phone numbers used by suspects in the transaction, but no other suspect information was immediately available.