Man accused of cashing phony checks

A Bellmore man is accused of stealing thousands by cashing phony checks.

A Bellmore man is accused of stealing thousands by cashing phony checks. (5/22/15)

BELLMORE - A Bellmore man is accused of stealing thousands by cashing phony checks.

Zafar Furhad was arrested yesterday morning for allegedly cashing $26,000 in fraudulent checks.

Police say the 44-year-old cashed the bad checks at Capital One in Merrick last month.

Furhad then allegedly transferred the cash to another account and withdrew the money.

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