Woman Guilty of Forgery Of The Elderly And Deceased Sentenced Today

 

A woman with an extensive record of theft by check and forgeries  receives an extensive sentence today.
Rebeckia Cardenas's charges include forgery of information of the elderly and even the deceased.
Today in 30th district court she was sentenced as a habitual offender by Judge Bob Brotherton to 25 years in prison for fraudulent use of 10 to 50 pieces of other persons information, 25 years for possession of a controlled substance and  2 years in state jail for 10 counts of fraudulent use of under 5 items of information. Those terms will all be served concurrently.

Affidavits on numerous investigations show  thousands of dollars in forged and stolen checks, some belonging to a 71 year old Iowa woman, others forged on a bank account of a dead man.
Financial crimes  detectives traced forgeries all over town and obtained surveillance video from numerous stores linking Cardenas to the crimes.

In some cases, police say she would charge items, then come back to try to return them for refunds.
Cardenas' theft and forgery crimes and prison terms date from 1993 to 2010, and she was on parole. 


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