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Arrest made after Fraud investigation by Huntingburg Police Department and Indiana State Police

Huntingburg (NNDC) – Huntingburg man turns himself in after cashing over $13,000 in fraudulent checks at a local business.  Huntingburg police report that in January of 2018 the Huntingburg IGA Manager reported to the Huntingburg police that the store had received multiple bad checks cashed on a business account.  Officer Andrew Hammack received the complaint and initiated an investigation which as than transferred to the HPD Detective Sgt. Tyler Stivers.  A Houchen’s Industries (IGA) Fraud investigator provided Detective Stivers with the evidence indicating 32 fraudulent checks totaling $13,257 were cashed at the Huntingburg IGA.

The Detective discovered 42 year old Marc Schroy of Huntingburg opened a legitimate business checking account with Old National Bank under the business name of ARC Angle Welding LLC. However, he only deposited the initial minimum required to open the account and began cashing multiple checks.  Therefore, the account was closed during to non-sufficient funds.  Further investigation revealed Schroy continued to cash checks from the account at various locations across Indiana and Ohio totaling over twenty-four thousand dollars. Indiana State Police Detective Brock Werne was contacted to assist with the investigation and arrest warrant was obtained through the Dubois County Circuit Court.

On Tuesday March 20th Schroy contacted ISP Trooper Connor Giesler to turn himself in to authorities.  Schroy was taken into custody with incident. The investigation is still going and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Huntingburg Police Department or Indiana State Police.

At this time Schroy is being charged with 1 Count of Fraud on a financial institution (Level 5 Felony) 1 Count of Check Fraud (Level 6 Felony) 29 Counts of Check Deception (Class A Misdemeanor)

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