Bank fraud scheme lands local woman behind bars

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A Shreveport woman accused of defrauding four different banks out of more than $17,000 is now in custody.

According to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator 39-year-old Karen Miller, was being investigated for executing a scheme against financial institutions.

Miller allegedly deposited her payroll checks twice into different bank accounts and withdrew the funds from both banks. The loss from the banks was over $8,500.

In a separate investigation by the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Unit Miller is accused of depositing checks from closed accounts at three banks and then withdrawing the funds. The loss from the banks was more than $8,900.

Miller was arrested and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on five counts of bank fraud. She was also charged with possession of drugs at the time of booking.

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