Warrant: Woman deposited bad checks, withdrew the funds

Warrant: Woman deposited bad checks, withdrew the funds

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A woman accused of ripping off a credit union for nearly $1,200 faces felony charges.

According to an arrest warrant, Shelbey Schlatre, 32, of Pride, deposited six checks into credit union accounts via ATMs, allegedly knowing she did not have enough money in the accounts to cover the checks.

The document stated Schlatre then quickly withdrew the funds from the ATMs before the credit union was notified the checks were returned unpaid.

Authorities said Schlatre withdrew a total of $1,194.54. They added the credit union sent a letter informing her of the status of the checks and to contact officials there to make arrangements to return the funds.

According to the warrant, it has been months since the incident happened and Schlatre has not contacted the credit union or tried to reimburse it.

She was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of theft and bank fraud. Her bond was set at $3,500.

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