FORGERY CASE: Payment Checks Stolen

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Des Moines police says a thief is getting away with tens-of-thousand-of-dollars.

Officials say someone stole checks from the Crystal Clear Water at 3717 Delaware on January 12th.

Authorities say thief got into the business’ mailbox and took the bills customers sent in.

The suspect then re-printed the checks and changed the dollar amount and payee.

As of now, five or six victims have come forward but police fear there are more. If you sent a check to Crystal Clear Water anytime between January 7th through January 11th, police are urging you to check your bank accounts to make sure you haven’t fallen victim to the crime.