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Whiting couple accused of swindling more than $13,000 from woman

CROWN POINT | A Whiting couple are accused of fraudulently gaining power of attorney over a woman's finances and then pocketing more than $13,000, according to court records. 

June 26, 2014 4:21 pm

Gary woman charged with forgery, theft

MERRILLVILLE | A 32-year-old Gary woman allegedly received nearly $8,000 by cashing a fraudulent check April 7.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am

Two accused of distributing counterfeit bills in Hobart

HOBART | Charges have been filed against two Chicago residents who allegedly used counterfeit $100 bills March 7 to buy items at multiple Hobart businesses.

April 11, 2014 12:05 pm

Gary woman accused of trying to cash fake check

MERRILLVILLE | A 19-year-old Gary woman is accused of attempting to cash a fraudulent check at a Tech Federal Credit Union branch in Merrillville.

February 17, 2014 6:30 pm

Fraud charges filed against Hebron couple

MERRILLVILLE | Charges were filed Thursday against a Hebron couple accused of fraudulently obtaining prescriptions.

January 03, 2014 5:17 pm

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

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

August 25, 2013 12:05 am

Four charged with forgery, identity deception in incident at Kohl's in Hobart

HOBART | Four people shopped at Kohl's and attempted to make more than $800 in purchases using fraudulent identification, police said.

June 22, 2013 12:05 am

4 charged with attempting to use fake bills at Hobart store

HOBART | Four Chicagoans were caught attempting to pass counterfeit $100 bills at the Hobart Target store, police said.

June 17, 2013 9:00 pm

Hobart woman accused of issuing fraudulent checks totaling $125,000

MERRILLVILLE | A 45-year-old Hobart woman allegedly wrote more than $125,000 in fraudulent checks, and dozens of other people could face charges in the case, Merrillville police said.

January 10, 2013 6:00 pm

Police: Hobart man set fire to car after counterfeit money mishap

MERRILLVILLE | A 22-year-old Hobart man is accused of setting fire to a vehicle in September and recording it on his cellphone.

December 21, 2012 7:15 pm

Police: Man used counterfeit money to pay at Hobart bar

HOBART | A Chicago man paid for a round of shots and a tip at a Hobart bar using counterfeit money, police said.

December 06, 2012 6:45 pm

Crown Point man is charged with forging $365 in checks

MERRILLVILLE | A 22-year-old Crown Point man allegedly forged four checks in September and October.

November 14, 2012 12:05 am

M'ville man charged with forgery, counterfeiting at Hobart mall

HOBART | A Merrillville man allegedly used counterfeit money he had obtained in Chicago to buy clothing at the mall, police said.

November 02, 2012 9:30 pm

Police: E.C. man charged with attempted Rolex watch theft

SCHERERVILLE | A 37-year-old East Chicago man has been arrested in connection with an attempted theft of a $20,000 Rolex watch, Schererville police said.

August 28, 2012 9:45 pm

Chief Deputy to be LaPorte prosecutor during Szilagyi suspension

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court appointed a temporary replacement for LaPorte County Prosecutor Robert Szilagyi who has been suspended from practicing law for 60 days starting Aug. 1.

July 05, 2012 10:45 pm

Sauk Village man charged with fraud, forgery in check scheme

MERRILLVILLE | Multiple charges were filed Thursday against a Sauk Village man accused of attempting to cash fraudulent checks.

June 08, 2012 12:00 am

Valparaiso father, son charged with forgery, counterfeiting

HOBART | A father and son were charged with forgery after they attempted to pay off a restaurant  tab with $100 counterfeit bills, police said.

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