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Woman Arrested for Fraudulent Banking Scheme, Facing Grand Larceny Charges

Red Hook, St. Thomas - The Detectives from the Economic Crime Unit initiated an investigation on February 4, 2022, that revealed Semone Rey deposited three fraudulent checks between December 2, 2021, to December 30, 2021, from her fraudulent Chase account into her Banco Popular Account, Red Hook Branch, St. Thomas, and online. Ms. Rey then withdrew the funds in between the clearing process, defrauding the bank of $19,150.37.

Semone Rey

On August 29, 2022, Detectives from the Economic Crime Unit executed an arrest warrant on Semone Rey. Ms. Rey, 30-years-old was charged with Three counts of Drawing and Delivering Worthless Checks, Grand Larceny and Access to a computer for Fraudulent Purposes.

Ms. Rey was unable to post the $55,000 bail and was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending her advice of rights hearing.

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