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Trenton Woman Reports Fraudulent Checking Account

The following information was supplied by the Trenton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

A 41-year-old Trenton woman reported a fraudulent checking account was opened in her name at about 4 p.m. Dec. 14.

The woman told police Fifth Third Bank contacted her about an open checking account under her name. The bank advised that the account was opened at a Grosse Pointe location on Monday, Dec. 10, according to a Trenton police report.

The woman said she told the bank she didn't open a checking account and that someone else was using her name. The bank advised that the person who opened the account had the woman's driver's license number, except for the last six digits, and social security number, according to the same report.

The woman told the bank the account was fraudulent and instructed them to suspend activity on the account.

Contact editor Nate Stemen natestemen@patch.com for questions on police reports.

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