Frankfort woman accused of using someone else's identity to purchase jewelry on credit

By WKTV News

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Frankfort woman has been charged after authorities say she used someone else's identity to establish a line of credit at a jewelry store.

According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit, on January 10, 2012, Christina L. Cobb, 24, of the Village of Frankfort, was arrested on the charge of first-degree identity theft.

Authorities said the arrest stems from an incident that took place on August 30, 2011, were Cobb is accused of using the personal identifying information of another person to establish a line of credit at Belden's Jewelers, located in Sangertown Square Mall in New Hartford.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office said Cobb then used the line of credit to purchase $5,218.91 worth of jewelry. Cobb has been arraigned in the Town of New Hartford Court, released on her own recognizance and scheduled to return to Court on January 17, 2012.

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