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Financial Crimes Section Asks for Public's Help in Identifying Suspects - Suspects Gained Over $10,000

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Montgomery County Police–Financial Crimes Section is asking for the public's help in identifying a male and female suspect who have targeted financial institutions in Montgomery County and the metropolitan area.  Between June 6 and June 11, the two suspects are known to have received over $10,000 from passing fraudulent checks.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the suspects have illegally obtained business account information and have used those records to create counterfeit business checks.  The male and female have then passed the fraudulent checks at banks and have received United States currency.

The male suspect is described as African-American, with a medium build.  In the photo, the male suspect is wearing his hair in long cornrows or dreads and has a goatee.  He is also wearing glasses.

The  female suspect is described as African-American, with a medium build, and is wearing her hair in a Mohawk.

Financial Crimes Detectives are asking that anyone who recognizes either of these suspects to please contact the Financial Crimes Section at 240-773-6330.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or 240-773-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online.  Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.  Anonymous tips can also be provided by typing “MCPD” plus the tip on a cell phone or PDA and texting it to 274637 (CRIMES).

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Release ID: 12-187
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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