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Palmdale authorities seek public's help in forgery cases

Authorities want the public's help in identifying this man, who they believe has been involved in a forgery scam

This man is also thought to be involved in a forgery scam in the Antelope Valley
Authorities in Palmdale are seeking the public’s help in identifying two men they say are operating a forgery scam in the Antelope Valley.

According to deputies at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Palmdale Station, the two are using fraudulent checks to obtain goods and cash from major retailers in the Palmdale area. Detectives have linked the men to several crimes, officials said.

Authorities describe one man as 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 160 to 180 pounds. The second is described as 6 feet to 6 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 170 to 200 pounds.

Anyone who recognizes the men pictured above is asked to contact the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station at (661) 272-2506. Anonymous tips can also be called in to "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-8477.


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Photos: Two men alleged to be operating a forgery scam in the Antelope Valley. Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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