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4 women turn themselves in for taking $260K from man's bank account

Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Another woman has turned herself in to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, bringing the total to four. One more woman is still wanted by authorities for crimes connected to the removal of more than $260,000 from a Leland man's checking account.

Kenneth Ray Nash told authorities in October 2011 that someone had taken over his personal checking account, according to a post on the Sheriff's Office website.  After a 10-month investigation by the fraud unit, over 1,600 bank transactions were used to identify an in-home health care worker who was assigned to work for Nash by a home health care company.

Lisa Veronica McGee McClain took cash, prescription pain medications and checking account information from Nash during her employment, the Sheriff's Office post said. McClain also reportedly enlisted help from several friends in order to create a debt consolidation, or bill-pay service, using Nash's funds.

Arrests warrants were issued for the following:

Lisa Veronica McGee McClain, 43

  • Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person
  • Financial Identity Theft
  • Felony Accessing Computers
  • Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
  • Felony Breaking and Entering
  • Larceny after Breaking and Entering
  • Felony Conspiracy
  • Continuing Criminal Enterprise

Monica Machelle Frazier, 39

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
  • Felony Accessing Computers
  • Felony Conspiracy
  • Continuing Criminal Enterprise

Maria Shaw Sloan, 64

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
  • Felony Accessing Computers
  • Felony Conspiracy
  • Continuing Criminal Enterprise

Velda Denise Barnhill, 41

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
  • Felony Accessing Computers
  • Felony Conspiracy
  • Continuing Criminal Enterprise

Pamela Denise Springer, 43

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
  • Felony Accessing Computers
  • Felony Conspiracy
  • Continuing Criminal Enterprise

Anyone with information concerning the case is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 910-253-2777.

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