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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
08/23/08

                     STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE LARGE FRAUDULANT
                               PAYROLL CHECK CASHING CASE

Connecticut State Police Troop-F in Westbrook initiated a criminal investigation into the cashing of fraudulent payroll checks that appeared to originate from the Water's Edge Resort in Westbrook.  There are approximately 23 suspects responsible for cashing these checks. The suspects appear to be Hispanic males and females who entered the New Alliance Bank located on 1238 Boston Post Road in Westbrook and cashed a number of fraudulent checks stealing $19,260.82. 
   
The State Police investigating this larceny determined that the 23 suspects both Hispanic males and females.  entered the bank and cashed the bogus payroll checks and may have fled in an unknown vehicle.  The New Alliance Bank Video surveillance show photos of the suspects involved in this larceny. State Police investigators also determined  that the Guilford Police Department is also investigating a similar type incident in their Town. 

State Police have developed some investigative leads in this case but are still seeking any information information as to the identity of some or all of these suspects. Below are some of the surveillance photos of the suspects-

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LtJ.Paul Vance
Conn State
Police
Tel 860 685-8282 or 1-800-842-0200

Anyone who may have seen these people in or around the bank or may have any information in this case is asked to contact State Police Troop-F Westbrook @ (860) 399-2100  or use the TEXT A TIP anonymous text message system.  TIP711 enter your information --send to  (CRIMES) 274637. All information will be kept confidential.###end###