Man Donated To A Charity With A Counterfeit Check

Brandon Acker

Brandon Acker

SALISBURY, N.C. — A repeat offender has been arrested in Rowan County following a series of fraud allegations.

Police say 21-year-old Brandon Wright Acker used a counterfeit business check to buy a $35,000 vehicle at Cloninger Ford and Toyota of Salisbury last week.

Similar offenses surfaced throughout the investigation. According to detectives, Acker also made a fraudulent donation to a charity in honor of Abraham Jenkins.  Jenkins, 19, was murdered in Salisbury last year. 

Acker was booked into Rowan County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond. Other fraud charges are pending against the suspect in other counties.

Police did recover the vehicle.

Anyone with more information on this or other fraud cases is asked to call 704-216-8700.

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