Kenova Woman Charged with Embezzling from Elderly Woman

Kenova Woman Charged with Embezzling from Elderly Woman

KENOVA, WV (WOWK) - KENOVA, WV (WOWK)- Kenova Police Officers arrested Karry Ann Spears on five counts of embezzlement and two counts of issuing worthless checks.

Police said Spears had a previous financial relationship with a 72 year old Wayne County woman. Officers believe Spears misused and misappropriated thousand of dollars for her own benefit.

Family members of the elderly female contacted Kenova Police in October to report unusual transactions at the bank. The investigation found unauthorized local purchases and a number of items purchased over the internet and shipped to other locations.

The investigation into the thefts revealed Ms. Spears misappropriated funds on more than seventy (70) occasions. More charges are pending.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the subject involved is urged to contact the Kenova Police Department at 304-453-1281.

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