Fake check lands man in Alpharetta jail

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. – An Atlanta man was arrested May 13 after allegedly trying to cash a fake check for $1,494.

Employees at the Wells Fargo bank on North Point Parkway told police Tarras Blue Franklin, 45, of Atlanta, walked up to the drive-thru window and presented a check to be cashed. The teller called the company the check belonged to in order to verify its authenticity. They claimed it was forged.

Police arrived and arrested Franklin for fourth degree forgery.

MH 05-28-14

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