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Arrests made in multi-state check cashing scam

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Three individuals were arrested in connection with a fraudulent check cashing scam spanning at least four states on December 3 in Alexandria.


Alexandria police, Douglas County sheriff's deputies and Minnesota State Patrol responded to the Anytime Fitness parking lot on a suspicious activity call. While dealing with the suspects, law enforcement learned that a fraudulent check had been cashed at American National Bank, just north of the fitness center.

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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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