Homeless man charged with financial institution fraud after allegedly passing bad checks at Homebank

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Arnulfo Martinez | Photo courtesy of Quincy Police Department

QUINCY — A homeless man is in the Adams County Jail after he allegedly passed several bad checks at a Quincy bank.

Officials with Homebank, 305 N. 48th, reported to the Quincy Police Department on July 19 they received several fraudulent checks from several different people. The total amount of the fraudulent checks was more than $11,800. 

The Quincy Police Investigations Unit investigated the claim and interviewed several people. Arnulfo Martinez, 47, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with financial institution fraud, a Class X felony. Martinez is alleged to be the organizer of a continuing financial crimes enterprise. 

Det. Gabe VanderBol said the investigation continues, and additional arrests are anticipated.

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