Suspect alters check; costs Little Flower $11K

02/04/2011 10:50 AM |

The Little Flower suspect in a Pennsylvania bank.

Police are investigating a check fraud that cost the Little Flower school in Wading River $11,000.

Investigators released a photo of a suspect Friday who they say altered an $11,000 check that was mailed Aug. 19 to New York City from an employee at Little Flower Children and Family Services to cover union dues.

At some point the suspect acquired the check and altered the name of the payee. She cashed the check Sept. 1 at a Sovereign Bank in Wyokissing, Penn., from which investigators acquired a surveillance photos.

Detectives are hoping members of the public will recognize the woman will contact Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 cash reward for any information leading to an arrest. Calls will be kept confidential.

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