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Woman Charged In Check Scam That Fleeced Two Stamford Businesses

Stamford police have arrested a Windsor Locks woman in a phony check scheme that allegedly netted her nearly $56,000.
Stamford police have arrested a Windsor Locks woman in a phony check scheme that allegedly netted her nearly $56,000. Photo Credit: Jay Polansky

STAMFORD, CONN. -- A phony check scheme that swindled two Stamford companies out of thousands of dollars has resulted the arrest of a Windsor Locks woman, according to a report by the Stamford Advocate.

Kazia Kostrzewa, 27, accused of stealing nearly $56,000, has been charged with forgery and larceny, the Stamford Advocate report said.

Police told the Stamford Advocate that Kostrzewa cashed counterfeit checks at numerous bank locations throughout the area.

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