Woman charged with credit union fraud: report


MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — A Chicago woman has been charged with cashing bad checks at a Landmark Credit Union in Mount Pleasant, according to a Journal Times report.

Tabitha A Phelps, 45, was charged in Racine County Court with fraud against a financial institution, four counts of impersonation and four counts of forgery, according to online court records.

A fraud specialist for the credit union reported that four checks were cashed at the branch between November and December 2021, according to the Journal Times report citing a criminal complaint. Landmark Credit Union‘s loss could be $11,400, according to the report.

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The Journal Times report, citing the criminal complaint, said the woman may also have been involved in similar driving as well as vehicle thefts in Greendale and Greenfield.

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