Westbury Woman Arrested After Altering $1 Bills to Read $1000 and Using Them at Various Post Offices

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  18. October 2016

Westbury, NY - October 18, 2016 - Major Case Bureau detectives of the Crimes Against Property Squad, in a joint investigation with the U.S. Postal Inspection Services, report the arrest of a Westbury woman for incidents that occurred in Nassau County.

According to detectives, Nedelyne Coq, 21, of Westbury, between July 21, 2016 and August 10, 2016, cashed and attempted to cash altered money orders that read $1000.00, instead of their purchased $1.00 value, at post offices located in Roosevelt, Atlantic Beach and Westbury. During each of the transactions Coq presented her N.Y. State Driver’s License as identification. The defendant, as a result of cashing three altered money orders, caused the U.S. Post Office to sustain a loss of $3000.00.

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Coq was located at Nassau County Family Court and was placed under arrest. She is charged with Grand Larceny 4th degree and five (5) counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree. Coq will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 10/19/2016.

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