Thursday, January 31, 2013
Monroe County woman charged with cashing $4,500 check from non-existent law firm at United Check Cashing on Stefko Boulevard, according to court records.
A Monroe County woman is accused of cashing a fake check for $4,500 at a check cashing business on Stefko Boulevard, according to court records. Shawnta E. Carmon, 32, of Tobyhanna, allegedly brought the fraudulent check to United Check Cashing, 1814 Stefko Boulevard, on May 7. According to the arrest affidavit: Carmon was charged with theft, receiving stolen property and writing bad checks. She was arraigned Wednesday before District Judge Patricia Romig-Passaro and released on $5,000 unsecured bail.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Allentown woman allegedly forged signature on an Unclaimed Freight paycheck and cashed another bad check in Emmaus, according to police.
An Allentown woman accused of cashing multiple bad checks was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges filed by Bethlehem and Emmaus police. Shatoya M. Ramseur, 24, of 1018 Zieglers Court allegedly forged four paychecks from the Unclaimed Freight store, 2260 Industrial Drive in Bethlehem, according to court records. Ramseur also allegedly cashed a fake check for $987.77 at CK Check Cashing at 310 E. Harrison St. in Emmaus on June 18, according to court records. When CK Check Cashing turned the check over to the bank it works with, it turned out that it was from “a fictitious bank listing a fictitious business as the payee,” according to the affidavit of probable cause filed by Emmaus Police. In the Emmaus case, Ramseur was charged with …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Woman brought fraudulent paychecks to two businesses on Stefko Boulevard, Bethlehem police say.
An Allentown woman who made or obtained fake paychecks and then tried to cash them in Bethlehem is facing multiple charges, according to court records. Sophia Arlene Cerdan Taylor, 21, of 528 W. Liberty St., is accused of bringing the first fake paycheck to the Shell Stefko Mini Mart at 1907 Stefko Boulevard on June 11. It was for $363.39 and from Unclaimed Freight at 2260 Industrial Drive, Bethlehem. Though the check had been cashed, the owner of the mini market was suspicious of the check, set it aside and reported his suspicions to Bethlehem police, according to one of two warrants against Taylor. Police were able to confirm that Taylor was not employed at Unclaimed Freight and that the check was a fraud, according to the court record…
Friday, January 20, 2012
Friend from Allentown wrote bad checks and she cashed them at her Bethlehem bank, police say.
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Friday, January 20, 2012
An Allentown man on probation for passing bad checks allegedly admitted to doing more of the same – this time having a friend from Bethlehem cash or deposit $6,350 in checks he made out to her knowing he did not have sufficient funds in his account, according to court records. Keith M. Jacoby, 47, of 634 Kiowa St. on Allentown’s east side, and Christina Ann Rader, 37, of 2510 Reigle St., Bethlehem, allegedly conducted the scheme involving five checks between late May and early June 2011. Complaints by Bethlehem police Det. Jason S. Fulmer was filed Jan. 9 and signed by District Judge James Narlesky. Jacoby and Rader were both arraigned Tuesday. The records say the checks were both cashed and deposited. Under a charge of theft by …