Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-077

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 18, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Fraud & Identity Theft

    Deputies want to identify pregnant woman accused of spending tens of thousands of dollars using a fraudulent credit card.
    • Tuesday
    • September 4, 2018
    • Time: 9:19 PM
    • Hillsborough, Pasco & Polk Counties


    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to identify a pregnant woman accused of spending tens of thousands of dollars using a fraudulent credit card.

    From September 4-October 1, 2018, the unknown female suspect used her victim's identity to open an account at First Tech Federal Credit Union with a $40,000 credit line. The woman then made fraudulent purchases amounting to $40,000 at Publix, Target and Winn-Dixie stores throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk County.

    The suspect is described as a black female, 18-30 years old and possibly pregnant. She was last seen wearing a blue dress with yellow flowers.

    Anyone with information in reference to the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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