You are reading

Thieves steal thousands from two Astoria residents bank accounts, police say

TD Bank

TD Bank

Dec. 16, 2015 Staff Report

Thieves stole thousands of dollars from the bank accounts of two Astoria residents, in two separate incidents, according to the NYPD.

The first incident took place on October 14th when a man allegedly used two forged checks at two TD Bank branches in the Bronx, withdrawing a combined $1,437 from one resident’s account, according to police. The suspect went to the branches located at 640 East Fordham Road and 1864 Williamsbridge Road between 9 am and 12 pm.

The victim, a 46-year-old man who lives in Astoria, discovered the crime and reported it to the 114th Precinct.

The second incident took place on November 11th at 5 pm when a female suspect entered a Chase Bank located at 39-01 Main Street in Flushing. The suspect used the victim’s personal information and a withdrawal slip to withdraw $3,250 from the victim’s bank account, according to the NYPD.

Chase, Flushing

Chase, Flushing

The victim, a 75-year-old woman who lives in Astoria, discovered the crime and reported it to the 114th Precinct.

Police have released surveillance photos of both suspects and are asking anyone with any information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.


email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Op-Ed: This Year’s State Budget Must Prioritize Climate, Jobs, and Justice for New York

Op-Ed, Jan. 30, By Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas

In a time of rampant economic inequality and environmental injustice, it is easy to feel defeated.  Here in Queens and across New York State, however, communities are organizing for a better future. New Yorkers from different backgrounds and with different lived experiences are proving that we can build community, organize, and create a future that reflects our shared values.