Two Arrested For Fraud

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bankTwo women were arrested Feb. 6 after police say they withdrew thousands from a Syosset bank using the information of a victim from Northfield, NY.

Akyra Hendrickson, 20 of Brooklyn and 18-year-old Shenia Harrison of Amityville entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 137 Jackson Avenue, when according to police, Hendrickson handed the teller a withdrawal slip for $8,500 using the information of the 29-year-old female victim.

Police say Hendrickson also presented a fraudulent New Jersey driver’s license and credit card in the victim’s name to the teller. After receiving the money, both women exited the bank and proceeded to another Wells Fargo Bank located at 9 Northern Boulevard in Greenvale and allegedly attempted to withdraw $7,500 using the same victim’s information.

The teller at that branch became suspicious and the bank contacted the victim to verify the transaction.  Third Precinct Officers responded to the scene and placed both defendants under arrest.

Hendrickson is charged with multiple counts of grand larceny and possession of a forged instrument. Harrison is charged with multiple counts of grand larceny.

 

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