Urbana Police Hunt Man Behind $8K Bank Withdrawal with Fake ID


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URBANA, IL – The Urbana Police Department is ramping up efforts to locate a man accused of employing a counterfeit ID to withdraw more than $8,000 from a victim’s bank account. 

“He used what appeared to be a fake id to withdraw money from a victim’s bank account (a total of $8,350.00).” Urbana Police said in a statement Monday. 

The suspect’s image has been released, prompting an urgent plea for community assistance in identifying him. Case U23-15310 has spurred a call for information from the public. Anyone recognizing the individual or having pertinent details is urged to contact Urbana Police at 217-384-2320. Confidentiality is ensured, allowing private information sharing for those stepping forward.

Anonymous tips can be submitted via Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477 (TIPS), 373tips.com, or the “P3 Tips” mobile app. All Crime Stoppers submissions remain entirely anonymous; no caller ID tracking or recording of conversations is employed.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for valuable information. Tips leading to homicide arrests could yield up to $5,000, while arrests in felony firearm cases could result in $2,500 rewards. Tips contributing to any other arrest garner rewards of up to $1,000.


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