Lufkin Police search for woman who cashed a counterfeit check

Monday, December 5, 2011 - 9:17am

Investigators need your help identifying a female suspect involved in the passing of at least one counterfeit payroll check.

During August of this year, a heavy-set, black female wearing a purple tank-top shirt, white shorts, and flip-flops, and carrying a an over-sized purse, appeared at the customer service booth of a Lufkin-area grocery store wanting to cash a payroll check.

An authentic-looking check and the suspect producing what appeared to be, at the time of the transaction, a valid Texas driver’s license, convinced employees to cash the check. The suspect walked away with approximately $570.00.

Several weeks later, when the payroll check returned from the bank, the store learned that the check was counterfeit and that the identifying and contact information collected for the suspect at the time of the transaction are not valid.

Security cameras at the grocery store captured the images of the suspect shown here. Click here to view portions of the security video.

If you can identify this suspect or provide any information concerning this crime, call Crime Stoppers of Lufkin at (936) 639-TIPS or click here to submit an anonymous tip. You never have to give your name and Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest related to this crime.

Information from Lufkin Crimestoppers.

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