Woman pleads guilty in $1,000,000 check fraud scheme, sentenced.

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A member of a Tri-State check fraud ring has been sentenced for her position, local12 reported.

26-year previous Deshay Melton had beforehand pleaded guilty to forgery and cash laundering costs, in accordance with the report.

She and 4 different individuals have been accused of stealing greater than one million {dollars}. Prosecutors mentioned they might deposit dangerous checks into numerous Fifth Third Bank accounts. Before these checks would clear, they might withdraw cash from Fifth Third Bank ATMs, Belterra Park, Jack Casino and check cashing companies.

Police arrested the suspects in June. Judge Leslie Ghiz sentenced Melton to 4 years in jail Wednesday. She should additionally pay a part of the $1.2 million restitution to Fifth Third Bank alongside along with her co-defendants.

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Vernon Johnson and Deshay Melton. Source: cincinnati.com

Vernon Johnson and Karen Smith have additionally pleaded guilty and await sentencing. Shammon Richard is awaiting trial. Demarlo Harris was shot and killed earlier this month on the Villages of Roll Hill, in accordance with Local12.

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