Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the person who cashed seven checks without the permission or authority of the Melville law firm which owns the checking account.
On May 26, 2011, the unknown male entered several banks in the Brooklyn/Queens area and cashed seven checks that were fraudulently drawn on the law firms’ account. The total value of the checks that were cashed by the subject was more than $16,000.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential