Woman suspected of using ID theft to steal $13K from elderly woman

SPOKANE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A WOMAN FOR TAKING THOUSANDS

OF DOLLARS FROM ONE OF HER ELDERLY PATIENTS.

KXLY4’S JEFF HUMPHREY JOINS US LIVE AT THE PHYSICAL

THERAPY OFFICE WHERE POLICE SAY THE SENIOR HAD HER

IDENTITY AND THEN ALL OF HER MONEY STOLEN.

THE SUSPECT IN THIS CASE WORKED AS A RECEPTIONIST

FOR THIS PHYSICAL THERAPIST AND ACCUSED OF HIJACKING

THE PATIENT’S BANKING INFORMATION WHEN SHE PAID FOR

A TREATMENT WITH A PERSONAL CHECK.

BUT NOW, THANKS TO THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPARTMENT,

IT’S THE ALLEGED THIEF, A WOMAN NAMED MCKENZIE GREENER

WHO’S GOING TO BE LOOKING FOR A NEW IDENTITY.

BEING A POLICE DETECTIVE IS NOT AS EXCITING OR GLAMOUROUS

AS YOU MAY THINK.

KXLY FOUR WAS THE ONLY STATION THERE WHEN INVESTIGATORS

WHERE GOING THROUGH MCKENZIE GREENER’S MONTH OLD GARBAGE

LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE.

THE CASE STARTED IN JULY WHEN AN 88 YEAR OLD WOMAN

WAS JUST TRYING TO GET SOME PHYSICAL THERAPY NOT KNOWING

THAT IT WAS HER BANK ACCOUNT THAT WAS IN CRITICAL

CONDITION.

JIM HOY/VICTIM’S SON-IN LAW 21;50 the receptionist

at the physical therapy had not stolen the check,

but she had stolen the information both from mom’s

check that she had written for her co-payment and

from her medical records too.

POLICE SAY WITH THAT INFORMATION IN HAND GREENER WITHDREW

13 THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE SENIOR’S ACCOUNT AND

DEPOSITED IT HER CREDIT UNION.

RECORDS SHOW GREENER USED THE NEW-FOUND CASH TO PAY

OFF HER CAR LOAN AND THEN PROMPTLY SOLD THE HONDA

TO THIS DIVISION STREET DEALERSHIP.

CAPT.

DAVE RICHARDS/SPOKANE POLICE 32;46 the suspect used

the money to purchase a car…and made a number of

payments and then turned around and traded it in at

another car lot and got cash for it and then the car

lot sold it to someone else 32;58

HOWEVER GREENER’S PLAN TO LAUNDER THE LOOT FELL APART

WHEN THE NUMERICA CREDIT UNION REALIZED THE MONEY

IN GREENER’S ACCOUNT WAS STOLEN.

A SEARCH OF GREENER’S GARAGE TURNED UP STATEMENTS

FROM SEVERAL OTHER BANKS WITH THE VICTIM’S NAME ON

THEM BUT ADDRESSED TO GREENER’S LINCOLN ROAD APARTMENT.

CAPTAIN DAVE RICHARDS/SPOKANE POLICE DEPT.

33;58 we not only found evidence that links our suspect

to our victim but there’s been lots of pieces of mail

and documents and notes that we found that indicated

our suspect has been collecting information on other

people as well.34;10

POLICE SAY THIS CASE A REMINDER TO JEALOUSLY GUARD

OUR FINANCIAL INFORMATION.

BUT THIS SENIOR VICTIM DIDN’T CARELESSLY LEAVE HER

PURSE IN HER CAR OVERNIGHT…SHE WAS JUST TRYING TO

GET SOME MEDICAL HELP.

JIM HOY/VICTIM’S SON IN LAW 22;15 she’s looking straight

at her, she looked her in the eye when she took the

check, she knew exactly who she was, she knew she

was dealing with an 88 year old lady.

22;22

Article source: http://www.kxly.com/news/spokane-news/woman-suspected-of-using-id-theft-to-steal-13k-from-elderly-woman/28228970

Technorati Tags: ,

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply