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Woman attempts to deposit fraudulent check at Queens bank: police

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Police are searching for this woman, who is wanted in connection to a grand larceny in Staten Island. (NYPD)

Police are searching for this woman, who is wanted in connection to a grand larceny in Staten Island. (NYPD)

QUEENS (PIX11) — A unidentified woman attempted to deposit a fraudulent check at a Queens bank, police said.

The woman, who is described as white, tried to deposit the check into a checking account at a Bank of America in Astoria Nov. 12. The account was opened fraudulently in the name of a 46-year-old female, according to officials.

She is now wanted in connection to grand larceny. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the woman.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.