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STX Woman Charged with Obtaining Money by False Pretenses

Detectives from the V.I. Police Department’s Economic Crimes Unit on Thursday arrested Shanica Prosper, a 26-year-old resident of Paradise Mills on St. Croix, on a warrant charging her with obtaining money by false pretenses and grand larceny.

According to the police report, on Aug. 21 and 22, 2019, Prosper electronically deposited checks into her checking account, then on Aug. 29, 2019, cashed the previously deposited checks at a local store.

Prosper posted $1,000 bail and was released pending her advice of rights hearing.

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Detectives from the V.I. Police Department's Economic Crimes Unit on Thursday arrested Shanica Prosper, a 26-year-old resident of Paradise Mills on St. Croix, on a warrant charging her with obtaining money by false pretenses and grand larceny. According to the police report, on Aug. 21 and 22, 2019, Prosper electronically deposited checks into her checking account, then on Aug. 29, 2019, cashed the previously deposited checks at a local store. Prosper posted $1,000 bail and was released pending her advice of rights hearing.