Final hearing Monday in internet fraud case

Greenville – A final hearing is expected today in connection with an internet fraud case. It is unclear as to what is at stake in the hearing. Last year, a judge awarded damages to a French national who had sued Internet Gold Incorporated, a former Greenville online payment operation, for over tens of thousands of dollars he sent to the company which were never accounted for. Shortly after that hearing, however, the suit was severed into a separate action, although no additional hearings are scheduled. Questions as to whether Internet Gold or its officers were ever facing a federal criminal investigation have also not been confirmed. Agents from the U.S. Secret Service and Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the company's headquarters in Greenville on Dec. 17, 2005.

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