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VIPD Economic Crime Unit arrest 34-Year-Old Woman for Fraudulent Transactions

According to detectives from the VIPD, an arrest warrant was executed on May 23, 2022, at approximately 5:36 p.m., and 34-year-old Toomer was placed under arrest at her residence without incident. Toomer was charged with obtaining money by false pretense, grand larceny, and access to computer for fraudulent purposes.

An investigation on Toomer began on February 25, 2021, when detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit. The investigation involved a fraudulent money transaction. The investigation revealed that on December 11th and 31st of 2020, Toomer had stolen two checks totaling $905.27 from her co-worker and made a mobile deposit for the same amount into her minor son’s USAA checking account without the co-worker’s knowledge.

Toomer was transported to the Wilbur H. Francis Police Operation Building in Frederiksted, where she was processed and booked. Bail was set at $20,000.00. Unable to post bail, Toomer was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections, pending an Advice of Rights Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

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According to detectives from the VIPD, an arrest warrant was executed on May 23, 2022, at approximately 5:36 p.m., and 34-year-old Toomer was placed under arrest at her residence without incident. Toomer was charged with obtaining money by false pretense, grand larceny, and access to computer for fraudulent purposes. An investigation on Toomer began on February 25, 2021, when detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit. The investigation involved a fraudulent money transaction. The investigation revealed that on December 11th and 31st of 2020, Toomer had stolen two checks totaling $905.27 from her co-worker and made a mobile deposit for the same amount into her minor son's USAA checking account without the co-worker's knowledge. Toomer was transported to the Wilbur H. Francis Police Operation Building in Frederiksted, where she was processed and booked. Bail was set at $20,000.00. Unable to post bail, Toomer was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections, pending an Advice of Rights Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2022.