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Police: Women forged checks, used debit card of elderly woman


Nassau County police reported on Saturday the arrested of two West Hempstead women for allegedly forging checks and using the debit card of a 76-year-old woman at the Valley Stream Target.

According to detectives, on Aug. 17, Kiondra Bullocks-Bassoo, 33, allegedly deposited two forged checks belonging to an elderly woman for whom she was a home health aid. Additionally, police reported that on Aug. 5 Stephanie Fletcher, 36, who reportedly lives in the same Woodfield Road home as Bullocks-Bassoo, allegedly used the elderly woman’s debit card to make two fraudulent transactions at the Valley Stream Target.

Police arrested Fletcher on Nov. 3, and charged her with fourth-degree possession of stolen property, third-degree identity theft and third-degree petit larceny. Bullocks-Bassoo was arrested on Nov. 20, police said and charged with attempted grand larceny, first-degree identity theft, second-degree identity theft and third degree possession of a forged instrument and personal ID. Police reportedly do not know the relationship between the two.