Check From Another Mailbox in Darien Stolen, Washed, Fraudulently Cashed

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Sometime in the last week of January, a check was stolen from a Brookside Road resident’s mailbox, then washed, a larger amount of money written on it and a different payee, then cashed, Darien police said.

According to police:

The victim said he put an envelope containing the check in his mailbox on Jan. 26. Then, on Feb. 1, he looked at his bank statement, which showed the check was cashed for a larger amount and made payable to someone he didn’t know.

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