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South Dakota man accused of trying to cash forged checks in SE Minnesota


ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man accused of passing forged checks in two SE Minnesota counties is now set to stand trial in one of them.

Jacob Jon Kenfield, 40 of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is charged with four counts of check forgery in Olmsted County.  Court documents state Kenfield cashed four checks for a total of $19,519.92 at a Rochester credit union on September 2, 2022.  Investigators say they were forged checks apparently copied from a business check intercepted in the mail.

Kenfield has pleaded not guilty in Olmsted County and his trial is scheduled to begin on February 20, 2024.


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