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Misty Townsend - Fraud Investigation, Fraud, Forgery, Uttering Forged Instrument

Vt. State Police - 2:40 pm Fri Dec 1st, 2006

On 11/15/06, Detective Sgt Sinclair began a fraud investigation after
being contacted by the security division of the Chittenden Bank in Burlington.

They reported that someone had made issuing counterfeit checks on a legitimate
business in which they held the account. Investigation showed that the
counterfeit checks had been sent out to a number of mail order and on-line
businesses for a multitude of several thousand dollars worth of merchandise.
Investigation led to the issuance of a search warrant for the Townsend
residence located in East Haven, VT. On 11/20/06, a team of VSP Detectives,
Uniform Troopers and a Postal Inspector executed the warrant. In the course of
the warrant, merchandise was recovered along with blank counterfeit checks.
The accused was charged with False Personation, forgery and uttering forged
instruments. She will appear in Essex District Court in December to answer to
the charges.

INCIDENT: Fraud Investigation
CASE #:06B104754
TROOPER: Det Sgt Sinclair
STATION: St Johnsbury
DATE/TIME: 11/21/06
LOCATION (specific): East Haven, VT
VIOLATION: Fraud, Forgery, Uttering Forged Instrument
ACCUSED: Misty Townsend
AGE: 19

Relevant Address(es):
Essex Junction, VT 05452 (Set as Local)
Burlington, VT 05401 (Set as Local)
East Haven, VT 05837 (Set as Local)
Chittenden, VT 05737 (Set as Local)

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