Police search for woman cashing fake checks

KEW GARDENS – Police were asking the public for help in identifying woman, who is suspected of cashing fraudulent checks at a Maspeth bank and another bank in Nassau County.

The suspect was described as a black woman between 40 and 50 years old with long black hair, glasses and white nail polish. She was last seen wearing a dark jacket.

Police said the suspect entered the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank at 54−12 48th St. in Maspeth and cashed a stolen check Oct. 2.

On Nov. 2, police said the woman cashed a stolen check at the Bank of America at 1431 Hempstead Tnpk. in Nassau.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1−800−577−TIPS or text 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577. All calls will be kept confidential.

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