Fraudulent Financial Card Use Charged

    Laurens City Police have charged a local woman with Two Counts of Financial Card Fraud. 50-year-old Teresa Jean Shockley of 701 Fleming Street, Laurens is accused of committing both crimes on December 3rd.

Detective Leann Riggott states that Teresa Jean Shockley attempted to obtain goods or services on that date at two locations. One was at Wal-Mart, where she allegedly attempted to obtained goods and services valued at $151 by use of a bank card obtained without permission of the card owner. The other case cites an alleged attempt to receive approximately $25 at 1013 North Harper by use of a bank card fraudulently obtained from it’s owner.

 The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office also had Bench Warrants citing convictions in September 2011 for Obtaining signature or property under false pretenses and for Petit Larceny.

  Teresa Jean Shockley remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.