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STX Woman Charged with Depositing Fraudulent Check

Brittney Nicholas, a 21-year-old resident of Louis E. Brown Villas on St Croix, was arrested Tuesday and charged with depositing a fraudulent business check for more than $900 into her personal account.

According to police, at 6:21 p.m. on April 27 detectives of the V.I. Police Department’s Economic Crime Unit executed an arrest warrant on Nicholas charging her with obtaining money by false pretense, passing forged bills or notes, and grand larceny.

Bail for Nicholas was set at $20,000, which she could not post. She was subsequently turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending her advice of rights hearing.

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Brittney Nicholas, a 21-year-old resident of Louis E. Brown Villas on St Croix, was arrested Tuesday and charged with depositing a fraudulent business check for more than $900 into her personal account. According to police, at 6:21 p.m. on April 27 detectives of the V.I. Police Department's Economic Crime Unit executed an arrest warrant on Nicholas charging her with obtaining money by false pretense, passing forged bills or notes, and grand larceny. Bail for Nicholas was set at $20,000, which she could not post. She was subsequently turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending her advice of rights hearing.