Lufkin PD Former payday loan employee provided down $24K in fraudulent checks
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Officers because of the Lufkin Police Department arrested a previous worker of Texas automobile Title and cash advance on Monday in link with allegations that she created fraudulent loans or documents to build bogus checks that she handed down to other people within the quantity of $24,578.10.
Lissette Nayely Galvez-Castilleja, 26, of Lufkin, remains being held within the Angelina County prison for a state-jail felony theft between $2,500 and $30,000 fee. No bail quantity happens to be set at the moment.
In accordance with the arrest affidavit, an LPD officer ended up being sent to your Texas automobile Title and Pay loan located at 617 N. Timberland Drive on Oct. 1, 2015 to take a theft report from the business’ area manager day. The region supervisor informed the officer that Galvez-Castilleja, an employee that is former of company, had made 14 check disbursements to so-called clients from fraudulent reports into the duration from July 25, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2015 within the quantity of $16,475.42, the affidavit state.
The location manager additionally told the officer that Galvez-Castilleja additionally published 12 checks through the company’ miscellaneous funds between Sept. 11 and Sept. 30, 2015 for the next $8,102.68. The affidavit reported. The location supervisor stated that Galvez-Castilleja justified the checks by saying these people were reprints as a result of paper jams.