Potential Roommate Turned Check Fraud Suspect

A Southwest Omaha man searching for new roommate discovers check fraud suspect.

According to Omaha Police Reports, 25-year-old John Placzek was searching for someone to split the rent with, he found Alex Robertson in late January.

Before a decision was made, the two hung out for about a week and that’s when Placzek said Robertson owed him $70. Robertson allegedly wrote two bad checks, before Placzek finally learned not only were they written from a closed account, but Lincoln police are also investigating Robertson on similar fraud charges.

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