Men Arrested after Fraud Attempt at Glenville Wells Fargo

On the afternoon of Jan 29, Greenwich Police responded to Wells Fargo bank at 220 Glenville Rd in Glenville on a report of an individual attempting to open a fraudulent account.

Upon arrival, the suspect, Ahmad Penn, 57, of 142nd Street in NY, NY, was located within the bank attempting to open an account utilizing a fraudulent Massachusetts driver’s license and VISA credit card.

Police say Mr. Penn then attempted to fraudulently withdraw $3,000.

Penn was arrested and charged with Forgery 2, Criminal Impersonation, Identity Theft 3 and Attempt at Larceny 3. He was assigned a court date on Feb 12 in Stamford Superior Court. His bond was set at $3,000 which, at the time of his arrest, he was unable to post. He was placed in a GPD cell block.

Police also found a second man waiting in a car in the parking lot and determined the two men had arrived together. The man, identified as Larry Gattling, 28, of St Nichols Ave in New York, NY, was found not to have a valid driver’s license.

He was arrested and charged with Driving without a License, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 3, Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft 3, Conspiracy to Commit Criminal Impersonation and Conspiracy to Commit Forgery 2. His bond was also set at $3,000, which he was also unable to post. He was placed in a police cell. His date in Stamford Superior Court is Feb 12, 2018.