The Jasper Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman in connection with a theft, check fraud, counterfeiting, forgery investigation that has been in occurring in several southern Indiana counties. An unknown female is passing fake checks at area businesses with fake identification. These checks are being used throughout the area, at Lowe’s(Bedford), Tractor Supply(Bedford, Paoli), and IGA (Bedford, Loogootee, Jasper).
JPD has identified 5 victims at this time but believe there are more that have yet to be identified. JPD is also investigating several other reports of stolen checks and check frauds in recent days that are believe to be related.
JPD is asking the public to be aware of their bank accounts and report any fraudulent activity that is located.