(KMOV.com) – Police have arrested a St. Louis woman on charges of identity theft after she allegedly used a payroll check to steal a company’s bank account information.
According to police documents, Tamaudsdjah Dixon, 21, used bank information that didn’t belong to her to carry out fraudulent transactions.
Authorities say Dixon, who lives in the 1700 block of El Sabado Drive in St. Louis, used the account and routing number of Behavior Intervention Services in transactions that totaled more than $1,700. The fraud occurred between October 15 and 28.
Police were alerted when the victim, the owner of Behavior Intervention Services, noticed several unauthorized transactions involving the business’ account.
Officer say Dixon confessed to take the bank account and routing numbers from a paycheck that was issued to her sister, a former employee there.
She is being held on $10,000 bond.