Florida pair allegedly tried cashing forged checks

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man and woman from Florida are accused of trying to cash forged checks at a bank on Transit Road earlier this month. Amherst Police say the suspects are part of an organized bank fraud ring that extends down the east coast.

Amherst Police say a 21-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man used credit cards and other personal data to cash the checks. The items were stolen from vehicles in various parking lots, according to police.

Police are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and keep valuables out of public view.

The suspects are at the Erie County Holding Center.

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