Woman accused of stealing woman's identity, charging $8K on credit cards

Posted at 6:14 AM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-03 09:14:22-05

SAN DIEGO - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of racking up thousands of dollars in credit card charges while using a Santee woman's personal information.

Sheriff's officials said the suspected identity thief used the victim's information to open credit card accounts at Target, JCPenney, Lowe's and T-Mobile. The unidentified woman made about $8,220 in total purchases on the accounts.

A reward of $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the thief's arrest.