A New York City man fraudulently cashed more than $9,000 in checks from a local drywall company, police charge.
Benny Melo, 27, stole business checks from the company, where he once worked, and cashed more than $5,000 worth of them in New Hampshire, police Lt. George McCarthy said. He cashed more than $4,000 worth of them in other states, where he could face more charges, McCarthy said.
Melo faces a class A felony charge of theft by deception, consolidation.
Hillsborough County Sheriff Department extradited Melo with a Nashua Police warrant. He was arrested by police Monday.
Melo, of 75 Ellwood St., Apt. 1F, was held without bail pending an arraignment Tuesday.
This article appears in the November 21 2008 issue of New Hampshire Business Review