Woman arrested in credit card fraud

Mar. 02, 2013 @ 07:03 AM

Jessica Herman, 27, of Green Creek was arrested Thursday on seven counts of identity theft and second counts of obtaining property under false pretense. 

Investigators received an anonymous tip after a picture from surveillance video asking for help in identifying the suspect on Tuesday was printed in the newspaper. Shortly following receiving the tip, additional information regarding a purchase with the card was received in which they had been waiting for substantiated the tip. 

Detectives with the sheriff’s office had been working the case involving the fraudulent transactions which stemmed through Polk, Rutherford, and Spartanburg counties. This has been an ongoing investigation since January.

Information obtained in the investigation will be forwarded to Rutherford County and Spartanburg County where Herman could face additional charges. 

Herman turned herself in to sheriff’s office detectives where she went before the magistrate and was given a $2,000 bond. She had her first court appearance Friday at the Polk County Courthouse