Man Attempts to Deposit Over $700,000 in Fraudulent Checks at Wichita Falls Banks
An Oklahoma man was arrested in Wichita Falls after police were alerted to a forgery in progress.
Police were called to the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 2714 Southwest Parkway on Friday afternoon. KAUZ reports that 20 year-old Yaw Ferkah-Ahenkorah was found in possession of fraudulent checks totaling over $700,000 dollars.
Ferkah-Ahenkorah had attempted to deposit over $280,000 dollars in checks at the Wells Fargo branch and over $400,000 in checks at another Wells Fargo branch.
Ferkah-Ahenkorah was arrested, but as of Friday night he was not listed as an inmate in the Wichita County Jail.