Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Financial Crimes Section continue to investigate a bank fraud incident that occurred in February of 2018. Today, detectives are releasing photographs of the female suspect and asking for the public’s assistance in identifying her.
The investigation by detectives determined that on February 2, 2018, the suspect, who identified herself as “Ashley Jones”, obtained a Domestic LLC license from the State of Maryland in the name of Southern Botanical LLC. That same day, the suspect used a fraudulent Pennsylvania driver’s license to open a business account in the name of Southern Botanical LLC at the Bank of America located at 15215 Shady Grove Road in Rockville. The suspect deposited two fraudulent checks totaling over $36,000 into that account and withdrew the money prior to the checks being returned as fraudulent.
Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Financial Crimes Section at 240-773-6330. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of these suspects. Call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Tipsters will remain anonymous.