Roosevelt Woman Tried to Open Bank Account With Fake ID, Cops Say

A Roosevelt woman has been accused of using a fake ID and a counterfeit $100 bill to try and open a bank account in Merrick on Monday afternoon.

Nassau County police said Earlene Wilson walked into the Chase Bank on Merrick Road and tried to open an account using a fraudulent New York State driver’s license at 3:40 p.m.

The 67-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene.

Wilson was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument. She will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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