Another arrested in counterfeit check ring

Published 7:35 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The Demopolis Police Department arrested one additional individual involved in the recent counterfeit check ring on Friday, May 31.



Rashad Germaine Collins, 25, of Greensboro was arrested on one count of possession of forged instrument in the first degree.

This arrest brings the total to 11 Greensboro individuals all involved in the counterfeit scam. Wal-Mart filed a complaint of the checks being cashed and our investigation lead to a counterfeit check ring in Greensboro.

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These individuals would present forged State of Alabama Checks at Wal-Mart to be cashed. These checks were not real State of Alabama checks, but were printed on a home printer.

DPD Investigators picked up and arrested suspect and transported him the Marengo County Detention Center in Linden to await a bond hearing.

Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese said that this investigation is still ongoing and additional arrests may happen in this Counterfeit Check Ring. Chief Reese praised his investigators and gave thanks to the Greensboro Police Department for their assistance in the investigation.