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  • Police attempting to identify two individuals accused of using fraudulent check

    June 2, 2017 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are trying to identify two individuals who are accused of purchasing items at a store on Airline Hwy. with a fraudulent check. According to BRPD, the incident occurred on May 25 at Home Building Materials in the 7800 block of Airline Hwy.... more »
  • Woman arrested for trying to cash fraudulent checks, using fraudulent bank accounts

    March 9, 2017 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman was arrested for attempting to cash fraudulent checks from bank accounts that she opened using a 60-year-old's identity. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Lacey Bonaventure for forgery, bank fraud, attempted monetary instrument abuse and theft of assets from an aged/disabled person.... more »
  • Checks in mail soon, attorneys in Katrina-Rita case say

    March 2, 2017 7:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Letters have gone out to inform nearly 125,000 New Orleans-area residents and businesses that checks will be mailed soon in a 2009 settlement over flood damage from hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. The money won't be major in most cases: Joseph Bruno, an attorney representing plaintiffs... more »
  • Alaska could end to oil checks paid to residents since 1982

    June 29, 2016 11:19 AM

    ANCHORAGE - As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth checks distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block. It could mean the first time in more than 30 years that most Alaskans won't get a check from the government just for... more »
  • Woman who cashed dead man's checks for decades faces prison

    May 6, 2016 3:35 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A 78-year-old Shreveport woman faces up to 10 years in prison for cashing Social Security checks mistakenly sent to a dead man for nearly three decades. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Rose Marie Jackson Allen will be sentenced Sept. 8. She pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft of... more »
  • No more paper checks for unemployment benefits

    February 19, 2016 5:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana residents receiving unemployment benefits will no longer get paper checks. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says it will discontinue distributing unemployment insurance benefits by paper checks in March. The LWC has issued paper checks since October when JPMorgan Chase stopped providing debit cards for Louisiana state government purposes.... more »
  • Unemployment benefit debit cards going away

    October 23, 2015 9:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Workforce Commission says people who get unemployment benefits by debit card have until Tuesday to change to direct-deposit banking. Those who don't will get benefits mailed as checks, meaning delays of several days. A news release says the change is required because J.P. Morgan Chase is... more »
  • Two Baton Rouge women wanted for bank fraud

    July 28, 2015 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are looking for two women accused of bank fraud and theft. Police say Jontell Poole and Geneal Shavers went to the Pelican State Credit Union in June and deposited three checks worth about $1,350. According to police the checks were written from Poole's... more »
  • Dean Smith's trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

    March 26, 2015 1:28 PM

    CHAPEL HILL, NC - Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players - even after his death. Tim Breedlove, the Charlotte-based trustee of the trust that bears the late coach's name, said Thursday that letters were sent earlier this month to each of the players who lettered for... more »
  • Dr. Stephens on outpatient surgery safety checks Play Video

    November 6, 2014 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Stephens joined us on News 2 at 4 Thursday afternoon to talk about safety precautions every patient should take before having an outpatient surgical procedure. Dr. Stephens says there are a few easy steps to make sure there will be no... more »

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