Police are looking for the masterminds behind an unusual theft ring that enlists homeless people to cash fraudulent checks at banks. The scam has netted "tens of thousands of dollars," Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said. About 60 fraudulent checks are thought to have been cashed.
Rubber Check Ring Bilking Lexington
By Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald-Leader • May 18, 2011