Woman charged with over 50 counts of forgery & theft after stealing from an elderly person
A Larose woman was charged with more than 50 counts of forgery and theft after stealing more than $12,000 from an elderly person. Cara Dubois, 28, was arrested Friday after admitting to the crimes.
On June 16, detectives began investigating the case after an elderly Larose woman reported a woman, Cara Dubois, with whom the victim is familiar, had been stealing and cashing her checks. After looking further into the victim's finances, detectives learned Dubois had also made charges to the victim's credit card. In all, detectives discovered 49 instances where Dubois forged signatures in stealing more than $12,000 from the accounts.
Detectives made contact with Dubois on Friday, June 19 and she admitted to committing the crimes. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux.
She was booked with 49 counts off forgery, two (2) counts of theft of assets of an aged/disabled person, and one (1) count of unauthorized use of an access card as theft.
She is being held in lieu of $60,000 bond as set by Judge Christopher J. Boudreaux.
Posted on Tue, June 23, 2015
by Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office