A Bellmore man accused of cashing fraudulent checks for about $26,000 was charged Thursday with grand larceny, Nassau police said.
Zafar Furhad, 44, of 9 Pettit Place, deposited the checks into his account at a Merrick bank between April 1 and 9, police said.
Police said Furhad then transferred the money into a second account and used a cashier's check to withdraw the funds, police said.DataLI crime stats
Furhad was arrested early Thursday and arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead.
Bail was set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond. His next court date is Tuesday.