A Kenosha woman was arrested by the Mount Pleasant Police Department after she stole a credit card and racked up over $2,500 in charges.
Camila Gomez, 39, of Kenosha, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with felony personal ID theft-financial gain, repeater, and felony bail jumping, repeater. If convicted of all charges, Gomez faces up to 20 years in prison and/or fined up to $20,000.
According to the criminal complaint, a woman called the Mount Pleasant Police Department on Oct. 13 after officials with Educator’s Credit Union notified her of several fraudulent charges on her debit card over the course of several months. However, the credit card was used numerous times at stores in Racine and the transactions totaled $2,582.
The woman canceled the card but told the bank that she thought she lost the card in her home. When reviewing the video of the transactions, the woman realized that one of her daughter’s friends, Camila Gomez, had taken the card, according to the criminal complaint.
Gomez was taken into custody and is being held at the Racine County Jail on a $5,000 bond. A preliminary hearing has been set at 8:30 a.m. April 11.
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