ProJo: U.S. Attorney: Georgia men recruited homeless in Providence to cash bogus checks in $450,000 scheme

Jack Perry | Providence Journal

Published March 4, 2021

Four Georgia men are accused of recruiting homeless and transient people from the Providence area to cash counterfeit business checks.

The scheme ran from about October 2018 until Feb. 5 of this year, involved more than 450 counterfeit checks and cost financial institutions "an approximate loss of at least $450,000," court papers say.

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