Friend Forges Check

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A 44-year-old man who lives on West End Avenue reported to police May 13 that his friend tried to bilk him out of thousands of dollars. He told police that the 48-year-old friend, a West 81st Street resident, tried to deposit a $5,000 check with the victim’s forged signature into his account. The victim claimed the friend was the only other person with access to the apartment, and that he had to sign in with the doorman to get the key to his home.

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