Appleton police search for fraud suspect accused of stealing $8,000

Picture of suspect in Appleton fraud case. March 21, 2023
Picture of suspect in Appleton fraud case. March 21, 2023(Appleton Police)
Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 10:48 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 21, 2023 at 10:51 AM CDT
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APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton Police are searching for a suspect accused of stealing thousands of dollars from an Illinois resident through fraud.

Appleton fraud theft suspect
Appleton fraud theft suspect(Appleton Police)

Police said the suspect walked into US Bank located at 200 N Durkee St in Appleton and completed two separate fraudulent transactions. The victim, who resides in Illinois, reported the transactions and total loss of $8,000.

According to Appleton Police, the suspect used the victims’ personal information to complete the transactions.

Appleton fraud suspect.
Appleton fraud suspect.(Appleton Police)

The first transaction was a withdrawal of $4,000. The second transaction the suspect had a cashier’s check made out to a “Cheryl Reed” and was able to remove additional $4,000.

The victim also received a call from the Oshkosh Branch of US Bank about an attempted withdrawal of another $4,700 that was denied.

Appleton fraud suspect
Appleton fraud suspect(Appleton Police)

Police said an investigator obtained bank surveillance video of the suspect.

If any agency can assist in identifying the suspect please contact Sgt. Rosetti at the Appleton Police Department and reference agency case # A23005011. You can call 920-832-5574 or email