You may want to be careful when accepting personal checks from other people especially people you don't know. WGNS' Emily Kinzer has the story.
A Murfreesboro man is being accused of forging checks... but not just that... the checks actually belonged to his aunt. What makes the situation even worse is that he was working at Suntrust Bank when he allegedly started forging the checks. He is accused of forging over $3,000 worth of checks. According to police reports, one of the victims who is 90 years old will be reimbursed for the money lost. The suspect has not been taken into custody so police are not releasing his name at this time. A young man in Murfreesboro has been accused of forging checks that belonged to his aunt. What makes the case a little deeper than just a relative stealing from an aunt is that the suspect actually worked at Suntrust Bank when the theft allegedly started. At this point, the subject has been accused of forging some $3,462 in checks. According to a police incident report, the money will be reimbursed to the victim who is over the age of 90. The nephew has not been apprehended, so his name is not being released at this point.
MPD Incident #14-16321