Man charged with fraudulent check writing, credit card use.

December 14, 2018


Man charged with fraudulent check writing, credit card use.


LUDINGTON — Daniel Lee McClure, 32, of Ludington, is facing up to 14 years in prison for writing fraudulent checks and fraudulently making credit card transactions. McClure was arrested recently by Ludington Police Department and arraigned in 79th District Court on three felony charges of uttering and publishing along with stealing, taking, or removing a financial transaction device without consent.

According to Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett, McClure allegedly made nine fraudulent credit card transactions between Aug. 22 and Sept. 17, 2018 and also wrote six fraudulent checks between Sept. 11 and Sept. 18, 2018, totaling a little under $1,000.

Uttering and publishing is punishable by up to 14 years imprisonment.

A preliminary examination is scheduled for Dec. 26 at 11:15 a.m. Bail was set at $35,000/cash/surety.

In 2015 McClure was found guilty in 79th District Court for disorderly person – disturbing the peace. He was sentenced to six days in jail and outpatient treatment. One count of second-offense domestic violence was dismissed. In 2014, he was found guilty in 79th District Court of disorderly person/urinating in public and fined.

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