Police seek man accused in Fishers check fraud scheme

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FISHERS (July 2, 2015) – Police in Fishers are trying to identify a man caught on camera passing fraudulent checks at Fishers-area Kroger stores.

Between June 12 and June 22, the man used checks totaling more than $900 at Kroger locations. The checks, which appeared to be from Fifth Third Bank, contained fake routing and account numbers. They were in the name of Andrew Smith, Clarice Smith, Anthony Smith and Janet Smith. Two addresses appeared on the checks: 617 E Michigan Street and 224 E Michigan Street.

Investigators said the man is also running the same scheme in Johnson and Marion counties.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or 800-222-8477(TIPS). You can also text “INDYCS” plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Anonymous tips may also be submitted at www.CrimeTips.org.

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