Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. It does not indicate a conviction.
In 2009 Wachovia/Wells Fargo lost $20,862 when two counterfeit checks were cased at two separate Wachovia bank branches in Alpharetta. Three years later, a suspect in the case showed up at the Alpharetta Public Safety building to turn himself in on an outstanding warrant. Both checks were written against the same company, Cooper Homes. One of the checks was made out to Jonathan Tucker. He showed up at police headquarters on March 26 to face the charges, which inclued thft by taking, first degree forgery and identification fraud. Tucker, 23, of Decatur, remains in Fulton County Jail. Credit Card Fraud Suspect Arrested The manager of a North Point Parkway store reported to Alpharetta police on March 19 that someone had stolen her American …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The fake checks cashed in Alpharetta and other Metro Atlanta cities are linked to an account at an Alabama jail.
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Monday, January 9, 2012
The Tuscaloosa Sheriff's Office in Alabama is asking for Lawrenceville residents for their help in tracking down a suspect accused of cashing counterfeit checks. A black male reportedly cashed checks at WalMarts in Lawrenceville, Woodstock, Cartersville, Kennesaw, Acworth, Cumming and Alpharetta. About 10 checks have been cashed for approximately $7,000. The account numbers on the fake checks are those of an account belonging to the Tuscaloosa County Jail in Alabama. The suspect's image was captured by several security cameras at the Walmart stores. If you recognize the man in these photos, please contact Tuscaloosa Sheriff’s Office Investigators at (205)464-8646.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Milton police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
A manager at Firehouse Subs on GA 9 checked a $100 bill twice because a customer acted very nervous when she tested the bill to see if it was counterfeit after the man had ordered food on Oct. 18 at 7:27 p.m. The pen she used to check didn't show it was counterfeit, but checking the back of the bill showed the printing was crooked. When she held it up to the light, she could see it was a $5 bill that had been printed over. She asked for another form of payment because the bill was counterfeit, and the man gave her a credit card, which was declined. The man acted agitated when she refused to return the counterfeit bill. Three days later another man tried to pass another counterfeit $100 bill and the manager caught this one also. The man …