Caregiver Accused of Identity Theft in Franklin

| February 8, 2019

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Police say a caregiver was reported for identity theft after changing a victim’s debit card pin number and using the card to make a purchase.

On Thursday, February 7, Ptlm. Floor of the Franklin Police Department was dispatched to a residence along Crestview Drive in Franklin to investigate a report of identity theft.

Pltm. Floor was advised that a caregiver – Victoria Switzer of Oil City – took a known victim’s debit card and made a purchase of $57.90.

According to police, when Ptlm. Floor interviewed Switzer at the Franklin Police Department, she admitted to using the victim’s social security number in order to change the debit card’s pin number so she could make a purchase with the card.

No further information has been released.

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