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The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on numerous charges stemming from a three and half month “con” in which he racked up thousands of dollars in swindled money. Khiry Biliar Washington, 24 years old, presently faces ten felonies with additional charges possible after he used friends and acquaintances bank account to pass bogus checkes. Between April 17, 2015 and August 1, 2015, Washington would use the victims to help him cash or deposit multiple checks that were written on closed or fictitious accounts. Usually the checks would be deposited into the friend’s accounts with the assurance that the check was good, then the friend would allow Washington to withdraw the money from the account using ATM machines or the debit card associated with the victim’s account. To date, $12,828 worth of bad checks were passed defrauding thirteen victims out of $8,610.
• Five felony warrants for 18.2-181. Passing fraudulent checks• Two felony warrants for 18.2-195 Credit card fraud• One felony warrant for 18.2-192 Credit card theft• One felony warrant for 18.2-178 Obtaining money under false pretenses.
Washington surrendered himself to the Waynesboro Police Department on August 19. He is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.