A previous College of Nebraska football player faces 17 rates in connection to allegedly cashing fraudulent checks at Council Bluffs casinos in 2017, in accordance to court docket information.
Reginald Baul, 45, of Bellevue, Nebraska, is charged with a single depend of theft, 16 counts of forgery and a single depend of ongoing felony carry out.
If convicted of all rates, he faces up to 105 many years in jail if convicted. His jury trial, scheduled to start Tuesday, was ongoing to Sept. 18.
Baul has pleaded not guilty.
Baul performed for the Huskers from 1993 to 1995.
According to Council Bluffs Police, Bailey Counseling Providers LLC explained there were being 15 cast checks from April to July concerned in transactions at the Ameristar and Horseshoe Casinos, all payable to Baul.
Two of the transactions were being for $155 whilst 13 other folks were being for $150, the report reads.
An employee with the corporation informed law enforcement Baul was not satisfied with their companies and had requested his cash back again. On April 5, 2017, Baul been given a $150 check out from the corporation — the forgeries followed.
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Both equally casinos were being equipped to give video clip evidence of Baul all through a transaction, whilst the corporation gave investigators financial statements exhibiting the fraud.
Baul has beforehand been convicted in Nebraska in 2017 of meth possession and theft — third or subsequent offense from a Bellevue, Nebraska Walmart.
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