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Police seek man wanted for forging checks at banks within two local precints

Police are seeking assistance in identifying a man wanted in a grand larceny pattern perpetrated inside banks within the confines of the 62nd and 70th Precincts.

Authorities say that a check written to a utility company was altered and deposited into the personal account of the suspect at TD Bank for around $4,800 on November 24, 2017. The victim discovered the forgery on Monday, December 11, 2017.

In addition, on November 21, 2017, a check written to a utility company was deposited into the personal account of the perp at TD Bank for $5,000. The victim discovered the forgery on Monday, December 24, 2017.

After further investigation, it was determined that the suspect had been captured on surveillance video making several withdrawals at different locations from the account into which the forged checks were deposited.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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