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Police: Fla. man arrested after trying to defraud local bank
Cummings - photo by Special
    A Florida man tried to pull the wool over a local bank employee's eyes, but before he could fleece the bank and a customer, police sent him to jail.
    Keith Rashad A. Cummings, 24, Jacksonville, Fla. called the Queensborough National Bank Friday, pretending to be a customer's relative, and asked that the customer's " son" be added to the victim's account, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott Brunson.
    The bank employee who handled Cummings' call became suspicious, and called police.
    "The Statesboro Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division Det. Terry Briley received information from (the bank employee) of a possible identity  theft and attempted theft of $15,000," Brunson said.
    Cummings "presented false information"  in his attempt to steal the money from the victim's account, he said.
    Briley used the information to identify Cummings, then " set up and execute an operation to meet the offender at Queensborough Bank and make  the arrest," he said.
    Cummings showed up at the bank Friday to withdraw the  $15,000 from the customer's account, but instead of cash, he was met with handcuffs.
    Brunson said Statesboro Police Officers Steve Gravely and Tom McMillan met Cummings as he was trying to get the money, and arrested him on charges of felony identity theft and criminal attempt theft by taking, also a felony.
    After being processed at the Statesboro Police Department, Cummings was taken to the Bulloch County Jail, where he remained Monday evening awaiting someone to post a $4,000 bond, according to jail records.
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