Suspect wanted for identity theft & credit card fraud

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit, are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a woman who fraudulently opened and attempted to open several credit card accounts using someone else’s personal information.

Starting on July 12, a unidentified female opened several fraudulent credit card accounts at different stores in the College Grove area. The suspect charged over $10,000 to the accounts before they were closed.

The suspect was using personal information of a real person living in San Diego. Once the victim contacted the police, the Financial Crime Unit of SDPD began an investigation.

The suspect was described as a black female, approximately 25 to 35-years old, medium build, with blonde hair.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call the SDPD’s Financial Crimes Unit at (619) 446-1050 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

Categories: Local San Diego News

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