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Two Arrested for Counterfeit Checks


LAUREL, Del.- Police arrested a Massachusetts woman and a 17-year-old from New York after they were found with several counterfeit travelers checks.

Laurel police said they pulled over 22-year-old Courtney Hilaire, of Massachusetts, for a traffic offense Thursday, September 3. Police said they discovered that Hilaire and a 17-year-old female form New York had several counterfeit American Express travelers checks with them.

According to police, further investigation showed the two had traveled to Virginia, purchased several items with the counterfeit checks and were on their way back to Massachusetts.

Laurel police said Hilaire and the 17-year-old were charged with 13 counts of 2nd Degree Forgery and 1 count of 2nd Degree Conspiracy.

Police said Hilaire was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of a $15,000 cash bond. They said the 17-year-old female was committed to Stevenson House in default of a $14,000 cash bond.

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