Elmont woman charged with grand larceny

Police: L Street resident deposited more than $12K in fraudulent checks


The Nassau County Crimes Against Property Squad arrested Keneshia Flash, 32, of Elmont, on Sept. 24, and changed her with forgery in what police said was a series of crimes in July.

According to detectives, Flash deposited 10 altered USPS checks worth $10,000 and one counterfeit check for $2,500 into her personal Chase account between July 19 and July 25. Police said that Flash made the deposits at the Franklin Square and Elmont branches as well in Brooklyn, and also made several ATM and over-the-counter withdrawals during that same week.

According to police, Flash made five separate deposits—on July 19 at the Chase on Franklin Avenue, in Franklin Square, on July 22 at the Chase on Flatbush Avenue, in Brooklyn, on July 23 at the Chase on Dutch Broadway, in Elmont, on July 24 at the Chase on Franklin Avenue, in Franklin Square, and on July 25 at the Chase on Franklin Avenue, in Franklin Square.

Flash surrendered herself to the Crimes Against Property Squad on Sept. 24. She is charged with four counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument and third-degree grand larceny. She was arraigned on Sept. 25 at First District Court, in Hempstead.