Forgery

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Scam Theft by Deception

MBG-2022-04-0123

On April 5th, 2022, at approximately 4:28 pm, the police department was contacted about a forged check. The victim is the owner of a business which operates in the 500 block of North York Street. It was reported the victim was advised someone had attempted to cash a business check at a bank in Maryland. The male attempting to cash the check was held up at the bank while the employee was trying to verify the check. The male eventually left the bank without receiving any money. The bank contacted the victim and it was determined the check had been forged and was not written by the victim or anyone else from the business. It is not known how the individual obtained the check. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the police department.