MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - (WAAY-TV) Morgan County Sheriff's office says that 2 men were arrested after a month long investigation into a check scam. 

According to a news release from the Morgan County Sheriff's office, the 2 men were using software to print their own checks.

They say the men would use the forged checks to open checking accounts at a bank. And then would use those accounts to withdraw money. 

During the course of the investigation, the sheriff's chief investigator had discovered that the men had been using the forged checks across the Tennessee Valley. 

The sheriff's office arrested Reginald Davis, of Decatur and Justin Patterson, of Athens.

Davis was charged with 3 counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree. Patterson was charged with 1 count of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree. 

Both are in the Morgan County Jail. 

Other charges are pending from different jurisdictions. 

   

 

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