JONESBORO, Ark. – A Jonesboro woman became the victim of a significant theft when an unknown suspect allegedly gained access to her account and withdrew a substantial amount of money, according to a report.
The incident is said to have occurred between October 11 and October 18, involving a 74-year-old Jonesboro woman. The suspect, whose description remains unknown, managed to access her financial account and conducted a fraudulent transaction, withdrawing $27,700. It appears that a credit or debit card was utilized in this unauthorized transaction.
This case has been assigned to a detective for further investigation.
The suspect could potentially face serious charges, including fraudulent use of a credit card, card number, or account number, which is classified as a Class B felony if the value obtained within any six-month period is $25,000 or more. In addition, the suspect may be charged with theft of $25,000 or more, also a Class B felony.
Conviction on a Class B felony in Arkansas carries a prison sentence ranging from a minimum of five years to a maximum of 20 years, along with a fine of up to $15,000, or both.