Bradenton police: Unidentified male tries to cash counterfeit check

Posted by Kate Irby on June 9, 2014 

Suspect who allegedly tried to cash fraudulent checks at two Iberia Banks in Florida.

BRADENTON -- On May 23 an unidentified man tried to cash a counterfeit check at the Iberia Bank on State Road 64 East, according to police.

The check was for the amount of $650.76, which police believe was drawn from the account of a construction firm in Fort Myers. The same suspect tried to cash a counterfeit at an Iberia branch in Fort Myers, according to a report.

When the suspect tried to cash the checks he used a fraudulent Alabama driver's license and a "Netspend" Visa debit card with the same name, according to police.

Anyone having information with regard to this case can call any of the following: Bradenton Police Department Detective Nasario Camacho Jr. at 941-932-9300, Ext. 312, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Crime Stoppers (toll free) at 1-866-634-8477 (TIPS) or send an anonymous E-Tip through the web at

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