MONROE, CT — Newtown Savings Bank informed a local woman that someone had tried to cash approximately $18,000 worth of fraudulent checks from her account on Saturday.
Police said the Bug Hill Road resident reported her purse stolen from her vehicle when it was parked in her driveway on July 31. Then she discovered checks and paperwork were missing from her home on Aug. 11, according to the report.
When the financial paperwork was missing, the woman put stop payments on all her checks, police said.
Police are investigating the fraud complaint.