Police say NH man used stolen checks to receive almost $5,000
NASHUA — A man has been arrested after police said he stole several checks and cashed them for almost $5,000.
Nashua police said their investigation began Aug. 25 when someone came to the police station to report fraudulent activity on their bank account.
Several checks had been stolen from the person's home and made out to Matthew Carrier, 28, of Nashua, with forged signatures.
Police said Carrier cashed the checks and received a total of $4,540.
On Monday, Nashua police arrested Carrier and charged him with forgery and theft by deception, both felonies, as well as theft by unauthorized taking, a misdemeanor.
Carrier’s bail was set at $5,000 cash only and he was scheduled to appear in Nashua district court on Tuesday.