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Maryland Man Arrested for Cashing Counterfeit Business Checks

February 25, 2014
UAT20140200636

Arrested:
harrison

James Thomas Harrison, 29
1000 Block of Lindfield Drive
Frederick, MD 21702

Charges:
Forgery
Access Device Fraud
Bad Checks
Theft by Deception

On February 24 2014, Harrison cashed three counterfeit checks totaling over $2,700 at three different Members 1st Federal Credit Union locations in the Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill. The checks were counterfeit business checks from an establishment in Upper Allen Township. Harrison had been in custody at Cumberland County Prison on related charges, so a warrant was obtained and served on him at that location. Bail on these charges was set at $10,000 and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 10, 2014. The investigation is ongoing.