Chicago Woman Charged in Wilmette Identity Theft Case

Crystal Jackson, 21, was charged after a Wilmette woman said five of her checks were fraudulently cashed.

A 21-year-old Chicago woman has been charged with cashing the checks of a Wilmette woman. 

Below is the press release from the Wilmette Police Department:

On October 2nd, 2013, a resident in the 200 block of 6th Street reported that an unknown offender had cashed five checks against her bank account. The offender had also tried to open bank accounts at other banks. After working with bank investigators, a Wilmette Detective was able to identify the offender as Crystal Jackson.

On Wednesday, October 16th, at 9:48 AM, Wilmette Police executed a search warrant at the residence of Crystal Jackson, 3359 W. 63rd Place, Chicago, IL 60629. Among other evidence of fraudulent activity, blank checks in the victim’s name were found. At 12:10 PM, Wilmette Police Detectives arrested Crystal Jackson at her place of employment, 2500 Westfield Dr., Elgin, IL. Jackson was charged with a felony charge of Organizer of a Continuing Financial Crimes Enterprise. There may be additional charges after further review by the Office of the Cook County State’s Attorney. 


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