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Ira man cited for identity theft

Vermont State Police have cited an Ira man for forging checks and using a debit card in his father’s name. On March 27, police began a fraud investigation in the town of Ira, where they discovered that Gregory Miller age 31 of Ira, forged three checks in his father’s name for a total value of $2,300. Miller cashed all three checks and made several ATM withdrawals with his father’s debit card. Gregory was brought to the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks for further processing. He is scheduled to appear in Rutland County Superior Court on May 22 to answer to the charges of identity theft, uttering a forged instrument, forged pretenses and false personation.

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