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Two Cleveland women accused of using counterfeit checks to get prepaid cards at Target stores

Two woman accused of using counterfeit checks.  (Source: WOIO) Two woman accused of using counterfeit checks. (Source: WOIO)

A federal grand jury returned an indictment in U.S. District Court charging Stephanie Laverne Washington, 46, and Carolyn Badley-Pinson, 56, both of Cleveland, with bank fraud.

The women are accused of using counterfeit checks to obtain prepaid debit or credit cards at 26 Target stores in Ohio, including stores in Willoughby, Mayfield Heights, Akron and North Olmsted between 2010 and 2013. 

Several financial institutions were defrauded a total of approximately $164,083 as a result of the scheme, according to the indictment.

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