|Published: 11:41 AM, 02/20/2014
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Four separate fraudulent loans were issued at Cash Express, but a
source said they were just the proverbial tip of an iceberg of fraudulent loan
activities at the business.
customer Kambrea Harrison, 34, of Bridge Way, in Newport, told Timpia Roy, Cash
Express district manager, that on Tuesday, Feb. 18, she got an alert from the
business stating her account was past due and close to being sent for
collection, the Newport Police Department reported.
district manager, determined that Harrison did not open the loan in question,
Patrolman David Clevenger reported.
Roy said a
former employee he named had closed Harrisonís legitimate account of $174 with
a payoff of that amount. The rogue employee then allegedly reopened Harrisonís
account with a higher amount of $400.
police she didnít authorize that action, and was unaware it had occurred.
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