Man charged after using a fake check to try and buy a car, deputies say
SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WACH) – A Florence man has been charged after he tried to buy a car with a fake check, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.
31-year-old Marcus Antonio Blair is now charged with forgery.
Blair is accused of forging a check for $8,500 to buy the car. The dealer then called law enforcement who couldn’t verify the check’s authenticity.
Blair is now at the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.