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Police Search for Suspects Who Cashed $10K in Bad Checks

Police: Suspects created counterfeit checks drawn on business accounts.

 

Montgomery County police this week released surveillance photos of two people they say created and cashed counterfeit business checks totaling more than $10,000 over six days in June.

A police investigation found the suspects illegally obtained business account information, which they then used to create the counterfeit checks, according to a county police news release. They later cashed the fraudulent checks at banks in Montgomery County and the Washington metropolitan area between June 6 and June 11, police said.

Detectives are asking anyone who recognizes either suspect to call the Montgomery County Police Department’s Financial Crimes Section at 240-777-6330.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or 240-773-TIPS (8477) or click here to submit a tip online.

Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Anonymous tips also can be sent by typing “MCPD” plus the tip on a cell phone or PDA and texting it to 274637 (CRIMES).

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