Woman accused of cashing forged checks at Sun Trust Bank

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department is searching for a woman who is accused of forging checks at four Sun Trust Banks in the Memphis area.

According to a report, police say a woman cashed eight forged checks at the banks and stole $13,035 on March 6. They say she used the names and account information of actual Sun Trust customers.

“That’s somebody’s grandmother. It has to be tough out here,” resident James Fowler said. He told us he would have never have believed the charges against the woman, who was caught on camera.

She’s facing identity theft and forgery charges.

Fowler says the mystery woman won’t be able to hide for long, now that her picture is out there. “You last out in these streets about a week or two. People need money, but that’s the wrong way to get it. You are going to get caught.”

Sun Trust Bank has reimbursed the original victims for the amount taken from their accounts

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (901)-528-CASH.

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