Detectives seeking identity of check forger

Detectives are trying to identify a woman they say made more than $2,500 in unauthorized purchases through someone else's checking account.

February 1, 2011 2:43:18 PM PST
Detectives are trying to identify a woman who's been using fraudulent electronic checks connected to someone else's bank account.

A 52-year-old woman checking her bank account noticed several unauthorized purchases were made from her checking account, according to a Crime Stoppers statement. Detectives determined that a woman had made more than $2,500 worth of unauthorized purchases through the victim's account at several Houston-area stores on December 8.

The suspect is described as a black female, 30-40 years of age, 5'07" to 5'09" in height, with a slender build.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect's identity is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.