2 charged with fraud, forgery using Valpo woman's checks

2013-08-25T00:05:00Z 2 charged with fraud, forgery using Valpo woman's checksTimes Staff nwitimes.com
August 25, 2013 12:05 am  • 

HOBART | An area couple forged and cashed checks they had stolen from a house in Valparaiso, police said.

Danielle Starlet Lloyd, 24, of Valparaiso, and Stephen Kent Morphis, 30, of Westville, were charged with fraud on a financial institution and forgery through Lake Criminal court.

Police were contacted July 16 by an investigator at Fifth/Third Bank in Gary after a man identified as Morphis cashed $500 in checks later discovered stolen and forged, court documents state.

A Valparaiso woman told police the forged checks, in her name, had come up missing after Lloyd had been at her home doing laundry, court documents state.

 

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