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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.

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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.

July 17, 2014 5:33 pm Photos

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Scobey man denies federal drug charges

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

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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.

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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.

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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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2 charged in elaborate check-cashing scheme

2 charged in elaborate check-cashing scheme

Two men were charged Friday with forgery in an elaborate scheme that authorities said used homeless or transient people posing as construction workers to cash nearly $40,000 in forged checks.

November 15, 2013 5:23 pm Photos

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Washington couple charged with trying to pass fake bills in Montana

BUTTE — A Washington couple faces felony charges for attempting to pass phony money orders and fake bills in Butte.

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Woman sentenced for stealing from elderly victim to buy meth

Woman sentenced for stealing from elderly victim to buy meth

A 35-year-old Billings woman was given a six-year deferred sentence Thursday for stealing from a 100-year-old woman.

June 27, 2013 2:10 pmLoading…
Billings woman sentenced for forgery, credit card theft

Billings woman sentenced for forgery, credit card theft

A Billings woman who stole her mother's boyfriend's credit card while he was in jail and used checks stolen from a residence was sentenced Thursday in District Court.

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