2 men are wanted after stealing rent checks for 2 Aberdeen Apartments drop boxes

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2 men are wanted after stealing rent checks for 2 Aberdeen Apartments drop boxes

Two apartment communities in Aberdeen are victims of recent rent payments thefts.


2 men are wanted after stealing rent checks for 2 Aberdeen Apartments drop boxes

THEIR HANDS.

DROP BOX BANDITSWHO MAKE OFF WITH RENT CHECKSAFTER TENANTS PLACE THEM INWHAT THEY THOUGHT WERE SECUREBOXES AT APARTMENT COMPLEXES.WMAR 2 NEWS' JEFF HAGER HASTHEIR STORY.(TRACK) WHEN THE OFFICE ISCLOSED AT THE HIGHLAND COMMONSAPARTMENTS IN ABERDEEN, YOUCAN STILL PAY YOUR RENT BYDROPPING YOUR PAYMENT OFF INTHIS DROP BOX, BUT THATRECENTLY BACKFIRED ON CANDICEFULKS.

(SOT) 19:23 "I wascalled by my landlord, theassistant property manager,and she said, 'Did you happento pay your rent, Mrs. Fulks?'and I said, 'I paid mine', andshe said, 'We have a problem.It was stolen.'" (TRACK)STOLEN BY TWO MEN CAUGHT ONCAMERA AS THEY BROKE INTO THEBOX AND MADE OFF WITH ALMOST ADOZEN CHECKS AND MONEY ORDERS.IT ALSO HAPPENED A FEW BLOCKSAWAY AT THE AFFINITY OLD POSTAPARTMENTS AND POLICE HAVECLEAR IMAGES OF THE SUSPECTS,IF ONLY SOMEONE CAN STEPFORWARD TO IDENTIFY THEM.(SOT) 4:15 "If you look at thevideo.

Some one will recognizethese individuals, and we'dlike to get to the bottom ofthe matter immediately, andmore importantly for thosefolks who deposited rentchecks, just be vigilent,check your account, see if anychecks were cashed." (TRACK)THE MANAGEMENT AT BOTHCOMPLEXES CALLED MORE THAN 300TENANTS TO NOTIFY THEM OF THETHEFTS AND HAVE SINCEIDENTIFIED WELL OVER A DOZENVICTIMS. FOR CANDICE FULKS,THE THEFT OF HER MONEY ORDERIS NOT ONLY A COSTLYINCONVENIENCE.

(SOT) 19:33 "Ikeep my receipts.

So I have tosend out a $15 fee.

You know,it's just complicated.

I'mgoing to have to pay my rentagain." (TRACK) NOT TO MENTIONTHE PRICE OF NOW HAVING TOFEAR FOR HER PERSONAL SAFETY.(SOT) 19:57 "I'm worried abouteverything and anythin━myname, my address, they knowwhere I live.

You never knownowadays.

I'm really worriedabout it.

It really scaresme." (SPLICE/SOT) 20:23 "Iwill never put another in thedrop box again.

I will alwayshand it to my landlord so Iknow that my rent is paidright." (TRACK) IN ABERDEEN,JEFF HAGER, WMAR 2 NEWSA MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED I

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