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Astoria: Cops looking to question woman who cashed fraudulent checks



July 27, 2016 Staff Report

The police are looking to question a woman who allegedly cashed three fraudulent checks belonging to an Astoria resident.

A Santander Bank representative notified the victim, who lives in the vicinity of 12th Street and Shore Blvd, that a suspect used the fraudulent checks to withdraw money from her business account, according to police.

The victim was alerted on July 20th at 1:30 pm.

An investigation determined that the suspect cashed the fraudulent checks at three different Santander Bank locations in the Toms River, New Jersey area, on July 8th, according to the NYPD.

Police have released multiple surveillance photos of the suspect, who is described as a female, black, last



seen wearing a light blue shirt.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).


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Wynter Santiaga

Fraud is nationwide and does not discriminate, you bigot. I am African American and I worked at a bank and all of the scammers who attempted to do so happened to be Caucasian. A scammer could be anyone.


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