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Judge gives man 6 years of probation for role in check-cashing scheme

Judge gives man 6 years of probation for role in check-cashing scheme

A Billings judge on Monday gave a man six years of probation for his role in a check-cashing scheme that prosecutors have connected to an Atlanta gang.

November 10, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Man accused of using bad checks at Billings motorcycle dealership, bank

Man accused of using bad checks at Billings motorcycle dealership, bank

A man was accused Monday of using more than $34,000 in bad checks to buy a new motorcycle and depositing more than $17,000 in suspected false checks at a local bank.

October 27, 2014 4:43 pmLoading…
Suspected meth user facing felony charges in 6 cases

Suspected meth user facing felony charges in 6 cases

A 47-year-old man suspected of meth use and already charged in three felony cases is facing charges in three more felony cases after he allegedly used stolen credit card information, tried to pass forged checks and stole a $3,500 ring advertised on Craigslist.

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Jury clears man charged in check-cashing scheme

At the end of a two-day trial last week, a jury found a man charged with taking part in an elaborate check-cashing scheme not guilty of forgery.

September 22, 2014 1:58 pmLoading…
Man gets 10 years probation in check-cashing scheme

Man gets 10 years probation in check-cashing scheme

A 28-year-old man involved in an elaborate check-cashing scheme that victimized Billings banks and businesses last October and November was sentenced Friday to 10 years probation and ordered to repay the victims $10,000.

August 15, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Georgia man pleads guilty in check-cashing scheme

A Georgia man charged in connection to an elaborate check-cashing scheme that victimized Billings banks and businesses in January pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of forgery.

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Bond set at $500,000 for Florida women accused in coast-to-coast forgery scheme

Bond set at $500,000 for Florida women accused in coast-to-coast forgery scheme

Two Florida women arrested in Billings and accused of being involved in a “very meticulous” coast-to-coast check-fraud scheme — possibly involving hundreds of thousands of dollars — appeared in court Thursday, where a judge set their bonds at $500,000 each.

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2 admit guilt in check-cashing scheme

2 admit guilt in check-cashing scheme

Two men accused in a large check-cashing scheme pleaded guilty to charges on Friday in state district court in Billings.

June 13, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Home-invader fended off by armed woman pleads guilty

Home-invader fended off by armed woman pleads guilty

A home-invader fended off by a woman armed with a gun during a 2012 burglary pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges in three separate cases.

June 12, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Georgia man pleads guilty to charges in check-cashing scheme

Georgia man pleads guilty to charges in check-cashing scheme

A Georgia man charged in connection to an elaborate check-cashing scheme perpetrated on Billings banks and businesses last fall appeared in court Thursday and entered guilty pleas to five counts of forgery.

June 12, 2014 1:54 pmLoading…
Lame Deer man pleads guilty for role in check-cashing scheme

Lame Deer man pleads guilty for role in check-cashing scheme

A Lame Deer man involved in a check-cashing scheme prosecutors have connected to an Atlanta gang pleaded guilty Monday to five felony counts of forgery.

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Georgia man arrested in check-cashing scheme pleads guilty

Georgia man arrested in check-cashing scheme pleads guilty

A Georgia man charged Jan. 9 in connection with an elaborate check-cashing scheme in Billings admitted on Thursday to his involvement in the case.

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Man charged in connection to check-cashing scheme

Man charged in connection to check-cashing scheme

Another man appeared in court Thursday on felony charges alleging he was part of an elaborate check-cashing scheme that prosecutors say was organized by an Atlanta gang.

April 03, 2014 5:04 pmLoading…

Scobey man denies federal drug charges

A Scobey man has denied federal charges accusing him of acquiring drugs by fraud, forgery and deception.

April 03, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Woman faces charges in Cheyenne forgery case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne police have arrested a woman after she was accused of spending more than $2,000 using stolen checks and credit cards.

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Another man charged in connection to check-cashing scheme

Another man charged in connection to check-cashing scheme

A transient man appeared in court Monday on charges he took part in an extensive check-cashing scheme that prosecutors say has ties to an Atlanta gang.

March 31, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
2 more charged; court documents shed new light on elaborate check-cashing scheme

2 more charged; court documents shed new light on elaborate check-cashing scheme

Two more men were charged Thursday in an elaborate check-cashing scheme — bringing the number of defendants linked to the forgeries to nine — and court records indicate that several more could also face charges.

March 06, 2014 6:02 pm Photos

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Bookkeeper accused of stealing from business partnership

A Custer County woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars over several years from a construction business she was a partner in is facing two felony charges.

January 02, 2014 2:23 pmLoading…

Feds, Rock Springs police probe counterfeit bills

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The Rock Springs Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service are looking for the person who passed nearly $1,000 in counterfeit bills at a local electronics store.

December 31, 2013 2:27 pmLoading…
2 Georgia men tied to check scheme for $210,000 plead not guilty

2 Georgia men tied to check scheme for $210,000 plead not guilty

Two Georgia men pleaded not guilty to numerous forgery charges in Yellowstone County District Court after prosecutors said the men have cashed as much as $210,000 in bad checks in a well-organized, multistate scheme.

November 22, 2013 2:58 pm Photos

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