Police Identify Fifth Suspect in Counterfeit Check Scheme

Lower Southampton Police identified a fifth suspect involved in a counterfeit check scheme.

The Lower Southampton Police have identified a fifth subject they believe is involved in an alleged counterfeit check cashing scheme.

According to Phillyburbs, Lower Southampton Police issued a warrant Wednesday for Terrance Darrell Walker, 22, of Philadelphia, who is suspected of using fake identification to illegally cash $2,200 worth of checks against a local health care staffing company’s account.

Walker is suspected of conspiring with Jon Whitters, 26, of Philadelphia and Thomas Manigault, 35, of Upper Darby to used fake IDs to cash seven counterfeit checks for more than $5,000 on Sept. 19, police said. They used business information and bank numbers for Vitacare, located on E. Street Road, police said.

Walker is charged with 12 felonies, including identity theft, forgery and access device crimes, according to police.

Read more: Police Investigate Counterfeit Check Scheme

The five subjects, police said, stole more than $10,000 combined from two Feasterville medical staffing businesses last month, Phillyburbs reported.

Demetrius Green, 20, of Philadelphia, is scheduled to be arraigned this week on 13 felony charges, including identity theft, forgery and access device crimes. He is incarcerated in Philadelphia, according to police.

Whitters is facing six felony charges, including forgery and access device crimes, and related misdemeanors, surrendered last week. He is in Bucks County prison in lieu of 10 percent of $25,000 bail.

McFarlane is accused of using a phony driver’s license to cash two checks totaling $1,471 on Encore’s account, police said. Lower Southampton detective Eric Landamia told Patch that was expected to turn himself in at 10 a.m. Tuesday.


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