IRS check cashed without permission in Cumming

January 20, 2013

CUMMING, Ga. ó Someone cashed a $12,364 tax return check that didnít belong to him, according to a Forsyth County Sheriffís incident report.

A woman in the 6300 block of Tamarack Trial told deputies Jan. 8 someone cashed her and her ex-husbandís 2010 tax return check without their knowledge or permission.

The victim said the taxes were filed in late September 2012. She decided to track down the checkís location through the Internal Revenue Service. Thatís when she discovered it had already been cashed.

The IRS showed the check had two fingerprints on it and the signatures on the check didnít match the victimís.