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Eddyville Woman Arrested on Fraud Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
EDDYVILLE - An Eddyville woman has been arrested after complaints of fraud.

According to the Kentucky State Police, Elizabeth Jane Rogers of Lyon County was arrested September 6 after reported suspicious activity with several members of the community. During the investigation detectives learned that Rogers had allegedly used her daughter, Kelley Egbert, and other relatives' personal information to secure financial loans without their knowledge.

Officers believe this has taken place on more than one occasion with Rogers also forging documents as she was operating the Smoke Shack in Eddyville.

Rogers is being charged with six counts of identity theft of another without consent, and four counts of possession of a forged instrument first degree identity. Rogers is lodged in the Caldwell County Jail. 

The investigation is ongoing and detectives believe there will be more arrests.

If you have any information about this investigation, please contact the Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.

Published 08:00 PM, Friday Sep. 06, 2019
Updated 07:20 PM, Saturday Sep. 07, 2019

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