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Police seek help

Loan scam leads to theft at credit union

Woman uses false idea to take out a $15,000 loan

The Colonie Police Department is attempting to identify three suspects involved in multiple credit union loan scams in Colonie and Niskayuna.  The three suspects have utilized counterfeit New York State Driver’s Licenses, forged pay stubs and stolen personal identification information to apply for loans.
The Colonie Police Department is attempting to identify three suspects involved in multiple credit union loan scams in Colonie and Niskayuna. The three suspects have utilized counterfeit New York State Driver’s Licenses, forged pay stubs and stolen personal identification information to apply for loans.
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Using counterfeit driver’s licenses, forged pay stubs and stolen identities, three people have tried to scam credit unions into giving them loans, Colonie police said. A woman succeeded in stealing $15,000 from the Capital Communications Federal Credit Union in Latham on Sept. 17, police said. Another woman and a man tried to use the same scam at the Capital Communications Federal Credit Union branches in Colonie and Niskayuna on Sept. 19 and Sept. 24, but ...


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