Police Investigate Fraud, Forgery and Identity Theft
The following information was provided by the Burr Ridge Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
At around 1 p.m. on Feb. 24, a resident on the 100 Block of Carriage Way Drive reported to police that a fraud had been committed. Someone allegedly had used the resident's checking account to pay a bill. Burr Ridge Police said they could not answer questions as to how the fraud was discovered or what type of bill was paid using the resident's checking account, because the matter is pending investigation.
At around 2:01 p.m. on Feb. 24, a resident on the 6000 Block of High Grove Boulevard reported that someone had forged his name on several of his checks. Police said they could not answer questions about how the checks were obtained by the thief or how the forgery was discovered, because the matter is pending investigation.
At around 7:28 p.m. on Feb. 28, a resident on the 0 to 100 Block of Marissa Court reported an identity theft to the Burr Ridge police. The resident said that an unauthorized bank account had been opened in the resident's name. Police said they could not answer questions as to where the account was opened or how the resident became aware of the identity theft, because the matter is pending investigation.
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