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Tarrytown Man Reportedly Scammed Out Of $5,900

Tarrytown Police are investigating a check cashing scam that cost a local man $5,900.
Tarrytown Police are investigating a check cashing scam that cost a local man $5,900. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- A Tarrytown man was the victim of a check cashing scam that promised a $1 million prize, but ultimately cost the man $5,900, according to Patch.com

The victim received a letter in the mail instructing him to deposit a check into his bank account,  withdraw the money, and send it to an address in Queens. The complainant was unable to contact the party that sent the letter after sending the money, Patch.com reported.

Police are investigating the incident as grand larceny, according to Patch.com.

Read the full police blotter here.

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