UPDATE: Suspects involved in check fraud incident across N.E. Wisconsin identified

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SATURDAY 5/15/2021 10:00 a.m.

(WFRV) – The Brown County Sheriffs Office has ended the search for the person(s) involved in stealing mailed checks and cashing them in late April.

Deputies reported on Saturday morning that within hours of alerting the public on Friday afternoon, officials received dozens of tips regarding the suspects involved in the incident.

Authorities confirm that the suspects have been identified. No more information is available at this time. Local 5 will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

Original Story: Brown Co. Sheriff’s search for suspects stealing mailed checks

FRIDAY 5/14/2021 3:49 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in finding people who are stealing mailed checks and cashing them in.

According to a release, numerous books of brand new checks are being stolen through the mail prior to being received by their actual owner. Later, the checks show up cashed at different bank branches in Northeast Wisconsin.

Below are the pictures release by the Sheriff’s Office of alleged forgers and the vehicles they used:

If you recognize any of the vehicles and or persons in the attachments please contact Detective Sergeant Zak Holschbach at 920-448-6187 or email Zachary.Holschbach@browncountywi.gov.

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