Cedar Rapids man accused of cashing false checks

BY DI STAFF | MARCH 02, 2015 5:00 AM

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Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids man of presenting fraudulent checks to a bank.

Aaron Johnstone, 49, was charged with two counts of second-degree theft and two counts of forgery on Oct. 16, 2014.

According to online court documents, Johnstone entered US Bank and presented a fraudulent Jimmy Johns check made payable to the amount of $1,866.21.

He also presented another check valuing $2,255.02.

Both checks were cashed and Johnstone received the money.

Second-degree theft and forgery are both Class-D felony.

— by Alyssa Guzman

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