Woman tried to steal more than $50,000 from banks with fake ID: police
FAIRFIELD, CT – A New York City woman is facing multiple charges after she attempted to withdraw thousands of dollars from banks in Fairfield using fake IDs, police say.
Haley Rose Film used a fake New York driver’s license and fraudulent debit card to attempt to withdraw $50,000 around 3:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at TD Bank, 1715 Black Rock Turnpike, police said. When the bank contacted the account owner about the large sum of money, the owner said they were not at the bank and that unauthorized withdrawals had been made from their account, according to police. who said Film had fled the company.
About two hours later, Film attempted to withdraw a check for $9,100 with a forged signature at another TD Bank location at 1643 Post Road, police said. Second Bank had been made aware of the incident on Black Rock Turnpike and contacted police, according to law enforcement, who said Film had been found and taken into custody.
Film, 25, of Troy, New York, is charged with attempted first degree robbery, attempted third degree robbery, first degree identity theft, second degree identity theft, on two counts second-degree forgery and four counts of third-degree forgery, police said. She is free on $25,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, police say.