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Texas Woman Faces Identity Theft Charges in KY
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MADISONVILLE, KY - A Texas woman has been arrested on identity theft charges related to a western Kentucky man.

Kentucky State Police were notified on Friday morning that 39-year-old Nicole M. Banks of Converse, Texas, had been found and arrested at her home. She had been the subject of an identity theft investigation related to a Madisonville man who also has ties to Cadiz.

The 16-week long investigation led to local theft charges and fugitive charges for Banks, and she is currently in custody in Texas. After those charges are dealt with, Banks will be extradited to Kentucky, where she will face five felony counts of theft of identity, five felony counts of making a false statement of identity or financial condition, one felony count of fraudulent use of a credit card between $500 and $10,000, theft by unlawful taking under $500, and attempted theft by unlawful taking between $500 and $10,000. 

The Converse, Texas Police Department helped Kentucky State Police in the investigation.

Published 11:07 PM, Saturday Mar. 12, 2016
Updated 11:30 PM, Saturday Mar. 12, 2016

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