Gregoire Garcon, a podiatrist and sneaker designer from Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, was arrested last week for allegedly attempting to steal government money. Garcon, 56, purportedly tried to cash over a dozen stolen tax refund checks valued at over $110,000 back in 2013. He is being held without bail.
According to court records, Garcon allegedly tried to cash the checks at the beginning of 2013. He reportedly gave the checks to an associate who agreed to have them cashed in Tampa in exchange for 45% of their monetary value. However, the associate’s Tampa contact turned out to be an undercover agent from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).