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Financial Crimes Arrest

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An extensive four month investigation by the Wichita Falls Police Crimes Unit leads to multiple arrests.

The investigation led to the arrest of Michelle Scott and others in an ongoing scheme involving forged Wichita County payroll checks.  Several other local businesses and their identifying information were also targeted for the purpose of committing fraud by check.  The investigation of Scott is related to the arrests of at least five other people.  All have been charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.

Wichita Falls Police recovered equipment related to the check fraud scheme, including multiple computers, software, and record files containing the identifying information of the victim.

If you are a victim or have information, please call the Wichita Falls Financial Crimes Unit at (940) 720-5000.