(Lawrenceville, Georgia) A suspect walked into. bank, fraudulently deposited a check in someone’s account and then went on a spending spree on the money. The fraud was discovered when the check bounced. The Gwinnett County Police Department is now asking for the public’s help in identifying the woman who fraudulently accessed the victim’s bank account.
According to a press release from GCPD, “on March 13 the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 901 Duluth Hwy in unincorporated Lawrenceville and deposited a check for $4,180.00 into the victim’s bank account. The following day the same female went to the same Wells Fargo and withdrew $2,497.00, followed by a $503.00 withdrawal from the Kroger at 2100 Riverside Parkway and then transferred $1,155 to a cash app.”
The $4,000 check was later returned for insufficient funds. GCPD report tht the victim did not know the suspect and did not authorize the deposit or withdrawals.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, they are asked to contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Case Number: 19-046298