Check Cashing Scheme


REMEMBER DIAZ, A LIFE CUT TOO SHORT. . A BAY AREA COUPLE BUSTED FOR CHECK CASHING FRAUD. WE’REJOINED NOW LIVE FROM PALM HARBOR AT ONE OF THE BANKS ARE AUTHORITIES SAY THIS DUO CASHED A STOLEN CHECK. REPORTER: THAT’S RIGHT. GOOD EVENING JOSH. I CAN TELLYOU THAT DETECTIVES TELL US THIS COUPLE WENT AROUND PASCO AND PINELLAS COUNTIES STEALING CHECKS OUT OF PEOPLE’S MAILBOXES. INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE THIS DUO OF TROUBLE ARE BEHIND SEVERAL CHECK FRAUD CASES IN PINELLAS COUNTY. 5 VICTIMS SO FAR HAVE COME FORWARD WITH COMPLAINTS THAT THE COUPLE STOLE CHECKS OUT OF THEIR MAILBOXES. THIS WOMAN WHO WE’RENOT IDENTIFYING HAD $350 TAKEN FROM HER ACCOUNT IN NOVEMBER. I CLICKED ON THE ACTUAL CHECK ITSELF AND I NOTICED THAT IT WAS A A LADY’S NAME BY CAITLYN WHO I DID NOT KNOW. REPORTER: THE VICTIM IMMEDIATELY NOTIFIED AUTHORITIES. DETECTIVES TELL USTHEY WOULD RECREATE THE VICTIM’S CHECKS ON COMPUTER, ADD THEIR ANYWAYS ON IT AND THEN CASH THEM. THEY HAD BEEN WORKING UP AND DOWN 19 LIVING IN A HOTEL AND BEEN DOING THIS AND STEALING OTHER THINGS OUT OF MAILBOXES LIKE GIFT CARDS. REPORTER: THE 2 WERE BUSTED IN JANUARY FOR COMMITTING THE SAME CRIMES IN PASCO COUNTY, BUT SHE BONDED RIGHT OUT. SHE WASJUST PICKED UP IN PINELLAS COUNTY. THIS VICTIM HOPES THEYSTAY BEHIND BARS THIS TIME. OUR SYSTEM REALLY NEEDS TO DO SOMETHING WITH THESE TYPES OF PEOPLE AND PUT THEM BEHIND BARS. IT DID CAUSE AN INCONVENIENCE. . REPORTER: AND DETECTIVES BELIEVE THAT THERE COULD BE

One comment on “Check Cashing Scheme”

  1. Lexy Dodson says:

    Bitch they were probably starving l.no one steals a check and cashes it thinking there gunna get away with it

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