Investigators arrest woman for identity theft

The Moore County sheriff says a 37-year-old woman from Hope Mills is accused of identity theft after being arrested nearly six weeks after an investigation in Jackson Springs.

“On Friday, September 23, 2022 the Moore County Sheriff’s Office received a report for Identity Theft in the Jackson Springs area of Moore County after unauthorized online purchases were made using the victims financial account,” said Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields in a news advisory.

Tara Canady is facing charges of one count of felony identity theft and one count of felony financial card fraud after being arrested on Nov. 1.

The suspect was placed at the Moore County Detention Center under a $2,500 secured bond. She is due in court on Nov. 30 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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