Boise & Garden City

Police: Arizona woman charged with defrauding Treasure Valley credit unions

An Arizona woman suspected of defrauding several local credit unions was arrested Wednesday and charged with grand theft, according to a Boise Police Department press release.

Shanice Coleman, 26, of Phoenix, is accused of working with an unidentified person of interest to open accounts and exceed the available funds with cash advances or other fraudulent transactions, according to BPD.

The two are suspected of traveling to Boise specifically to defraud several Treasure Valley credit unions, according to BPD.

Investigators arrested Coleman after finding her on the scene when a credit union reported suspicious activity, BPD said.

Police are still seeking the alleged accomplice and the investigation is ongoing.

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