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Police: Suspects Stole Business Checks, Cashed Them At Banks

12:49 PM, May 24, 2013   |    comments
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FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- Several people are believed to have stole checks from at least seven businesses and then cashed them at banks in multiple Virginia County.

Officials say Crime Solvers programs in Fairfax County, Prince William County and the City of Fairfax are looking for the people responsible for the commercial burglaries and check fraud cases that began in December 2012. According to officials, the people first steal business checks and/or property, then issue themselves checks and attempt to cash them at local banks.

The timeline of burglaries and check fraud cases looks like this so far:

December 28, 2012 - Business located in the 6500 block of Arlington Boulevard burglarized. A business check was successfully cashed for $2,500. (Fairfax County)

December 28, 2012 - A business located in the 6500 block of Arlington Boulevard burglarized. Property stolen, no business checks (Fairfax County)

December 28, 2012 - A business located in the 3500 block of Chain Bridge Road burglarized. Business checks were stolen. A failed attempt was made to cash one.(City of Fairfax)

January 18, 2013 - Business in the 1300 block of Old Chain Bridge Road burglarized. A business check was successfully cashed for $3,200. (Fairfax County)

January 31, 2013 - Business in the 8200 block of Boone Boulevard burglarized. Business checks and property stolen. A failed attempt was made to cash one. (Fairfax County)

February 22, 2013 - Business in the 1800 block of Town Center Drive burglarized. Business checks were stolen. A failed attempt was made to cash one. (Fairfax County)

February 23, 2013 - Business in the 1700 block of Reston Parkway (Fairfax County) had business check stolen. Failed attempt to cash it at a bank in Prince William County.

Authorities have released surveillance photos in the hope that someone will recognize these people.

If you have any information, then please call 1-866-411-TIPS(8477). Cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 will be paid by each jurisdictions if information provided leads to an arrest in each jurisdictions' affected cases. You can also text "TIP187" plus your tip to CRIMES(274637). You don't have to give your name or appear in court.

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