Milford cops: Man charged with forgery, identity theft

MILFORD — A Bridgeport man was charged with forgery and identity theft Wednesday after Milford police said he took money from fake bank accounts.

William Amos, 31, of Park Terrace in Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree forgery, two counts of forgery of symbols, two counts of criminal impersonation, first-degree criminal attempt at forgery, forth-degree larceny and four counts of identity theft, police said.

Milford police responded to the Wells Fargo Bank at 215 Cherry St. on Wednesday on a report of a possible fraud. An investigation led to the arrest of Amos, police said.

“(Amos) is accused of fraudulently withdrawing money from fake bank accounts using various forms of IDs and passports,” police said.

Police said Amos was in possession of multiple withdraw slips for various banks in Bridgeport and Milford at the time of his arrest. He was held on a $50,000 bond.


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