Charles Porter Arrested in Nigerian Scam


For those of you familiar with the Internet Nigerian Scams comes the following …

Charles Porter was arrested Feb. 27 after he allegedly took part in a bogus check scam. He was reportedly working with Nigerian scam artists in what authorities say included an unusually large amount of bogus checks.

Porter was arrested Feb. 27 after he allegedly walked into a Main Street bank and tried to cash $5,000 worth of cashier and treasurer’s checks from the country of Aruba, Officer Mike Diebold said.

The bank refused and called police.

Porter is charged with attempted theft, forgery, receiving stolen property, having counterfeit trademarks on the documents and tampering with records or identification.

Posted March 7, 2006 by
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