Suspects arrested in check kiting scheme | Crime
Huntsville Police Department North Precinct and the burglary task force say they have uncovered a check kiting scheme. Police say the offenders burglarized homes and took checks from the residences.
The offenders then dispersed the stolen checks to people to deposit into their accounts. The offenders and their accomplices then withdrew money from the accounts thereby defrauding the banks of their assets.
Police identified seven suspects and arrested six. Investigators say the offenders all gave verbal and written statements admitting to the crimes.
The investigation is ongoing. Police say anyone with checks missing from their home should contact their bank.
The following people were arrested in the investigation:
- Aundrea Wade
- Edward Deante Milton
- Jovan Lavar Willis
- Richmond Cordale Smartt
- Frank Hurley Jr.
- Regina Rena Hayley