Belleville woman charged with identity theft - KMOV.com

Belleville woman charged with identity theft

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Cynthia Hill, 37 By Afton Spriggs Cynthia Hill, 37 By Afton Spriggs
(KMOV) -- A Metro-East woman has been charged with identity theft involving patients at a nursing home.
 
Cynthia Hill, 37, of Belleville has been charged with two counts of aggravated identity theft.
 
Investigators say Hill had three victims – a 54-year-old and a 61-year-old who were living in a Collinsville nursing home and a 76-year-old victim.
 
The 54-year-old victim realized the scam when trying to open an account with Ameren IP. The victim was unable to open the account because of an outstanding balance of over $1,300.
 
The 61-year-old victim had the same problem and discovered and outstanding balance of over $790 with Ameren IP.
 
While investigating the first two victims’ cases, authorities discovered the 76-year-old victim.
 
Hill is being held in the Madison County Jail on $50,000 bond.

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