Augusta County Sheriff's Office investigating fraudulent checks

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AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV)— The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is investigating fraud involving checks appearing to come from the county treasurer's office.

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is investigating check fraud. | Credit: WHSV

ACSO said two checks were deposited at a local bank. The bank contacted the county to verify the checks and determined they were fraudulent.

The sheriff's office said the checks were discovered before the county lost any money.

The investigation is ongoing.