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Fraud Arrest Made by Maryland State Police

August 19th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On August 16, Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report of theft in Elk Lick Township in Somerset County, PA.  Upon investigation, officers determined an unidentified male suspect had entered the First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union in Cumberland, MD,  impersonated the victim’s husband and obtained multiple checks and cash withdrawals in excess of $20,000.  On August 17th, the same male suspect was arrested by Maryland State Police while attempting a similar theft at a nearby branch of First Peoples' Community Federal Credit Union.  The incident remains under investigation by multiple agencies.