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4 Georgia men arrested in SD in elaborate check-cashing scam

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Four Georgia men are charged in South Dakota in what investigators call one of the most elaborate check writing scams they've ever seen.


Sioux Falls police say the men stole checks from company mailboxes, copied them and scrubbed the "pay to the order of" section. Then they paid $150 to transients who had photo IDs to cash the checks at local banks.

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