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Alexandria police investigating check fraud

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The Alexandria Police Department (APD) is investigating fraudulent business checks being passed or attempted to be passed at banks in Alexandria and other communities in central Minnesota.


These checks are generated with the names of real people using real ID's and the names of real businesses. However the routing numbers on the checks are fraudulent. Before accepting checks, police advise verifying the account with the bank.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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