Coralville woman charged with two counts of forgery


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A Coralville woman was charged with two counts of forgery Aug. 24 after she allegedly deposited two forged checks.

According to a Coralville police complaint, Sharvez Brandon, 21, allegedly deposited two checks at Hills Bank and Trust, 1009 Secon St., via ATM. The checks were deposited June 29 and July 2, according to the complaint.

The complaint said the checks were written on the closed account of Brandon’s boyfriend. Brandon allegedly crossed out her boyfriend’s name and wrote in, by hand, her name above. According to the complaint, one check was to be paid to the order of “me,” and one was left blank in the “pay to the order of,” field. Both checks were unsigned, the complaint said.

According to the complaint, the forged checks totaled $550. Brandon was allegedly recorded on video surveillance making the deposit. She admitted to depositing the checks and knowing they were forged, the complaint said.

The complaint said Hills Bank and Trust suffered a loss of $188.26.

Forgery is a Class-D felony.

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