Question:Scenario: You are a teller at the local bank. Another teller informs you that he has the perfect scheme to earn extra money: His friends will come in with forged checks, and he will accept them. To avoid getting caught, he will route the checks to the wrong department and they will get lost in a pile of paper work. He says that if you want to join in, everyone will split the money. You need the extra money for school, but you know this scheme is wrong. In the end, your need for more funds wins out, and you agree with your co-worker to accept some of the checks. When one of the "friends" comes into the bank, however, you cannot go through with the scheme and you back out.
Identify what crime(s), if any, have been committed in this scenario by you, your co-worker and your co-worker's friends. Explain your answer.
Re-evaluate the scenario as if you had followed through with the scheme and cashed the checks. What crimes have now been committed and by whom? Explain your answer.
What if you decided to go to the bank manager or the police with this scheme? How might have the scenario played out differently and could there have been charges filed in this case? Explain your answer.
I believe all would follow under suspicion of intentional misrepresentation (fraud) even though it didn't get carried out, the wrongdoers still had knowledge that the information was false and planned on using it to wrong the innocent. I don't know if i am on the right track?
Once again all would be committing fraud due to the fact they are all in on the plan. Is there more than just fraud?
I do not believe that there would have been charges against "you" if I would have gone to manager or police after finding out about it.