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Galal Eldin Sakr
On March 7, 1994, Galal Eldin Sakr deposited a stolen United States Treasury income tax refund check in the amount of $41,448 into a commercial checking account at the Monterey Park branch of Bank of America. Sakr had previously opened the account with a $100 deposit, in the name of World of Jeans. On the same day, an unidentified male co-suspect used an automatic teller machine to deposit a counterfeit commercial check in the amount of $11,600 into another commercial checking account previously opened by Sakr at a Sumitomo Bank in the Rampart Area. The check was made payable to suspect Sakr and was imprinted with the name "Dahl, Taylor and Associates, Inc.," located in Newport Beach, California. On March 11, 1994, Sakr attempted to withdraw $8,000 from the Sumitomo account and was arrested. He was released on bail and has disappeared. Prior Residences: North Hollywood, La Habra, Alhambra, Whittier, Pico Rivera and Palmdale California. He may also have associates in Brooklyn, New York.
CRIME INFORMATIONSuspect: Sakr, Galal Eldin
Descent: White (Egyptian)
Weight: 190 pounds
Date of Birth: Nov 2, 1955
*NOTE: Age calculated at date of crime.