Issuing Bad Check in Business Scam


On August 13, 2015 the Milford Police arrested and charged a 68yo Milford man stemming from an incident that occurred on July 20, 2015. William H. Booze was charged with Issuing a Bad Check over $1500 No Account at time of Issuing Check. Police state that investigation revealed that Booze had received money from the 27yo victim as a business start-up fee. Booze was to pay back the money to the victim a short time later. Booze issued a check for the repayment to the victim from a closed bank account. Booze was arraigned and committed to SCI in default of $1500.00 secured bond. Additional investigation has revealed that Booze may have performed the same scam before multiple times. Anyone with any information pertaining to similar incidents is asked to contact Pfc Timothy Maloney of the Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081.