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Four People Arrested After Fraud Investigation

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Philadelphia Police have arrested four people after an on-going investigation regarding bank fraud.

Officials say Special Investigations initiated a fraud investigation in conjunction with TD Bank regarding activity on numerous TD Bank checking accounts.

CSI have linked seven cases with a total exposure of $47,324.00 and a total loss of $10,337.23.

Officers have arrested Shahidah Tiherra Felder after making deposits bank checks from (Citibank, Wells Fargo, and Sovereign Bank) into new accounts to fraudulently inflate account balances via bank tellers line transactions, bank teller drive thru window transactions, and ATM machines at various TD Bank branches in the Philadelphia area

New account holders' ATM check cards are then issued to make numerous ATM Debit withdraws and purchases from these fraudulently inflated account.

Surveillance video shows Felder facilitating all of the fraudulent deposits/withdraws in all seven accounts.

Major Crime Units also arrested 23-year-old Nyisha Sheppard and 26-year-old Dominique Charles 25-year-old Marcus M. Williams was in custody at CFCF and was brought down and arrested by SWDD Warrant Unit. All three were charged with Criminal Conspiracy, Unlawful Thinking, and Tampering with Records.

Police are still searching for 25-year-old Johnya Vanderhost from the 2700 block of 54th St. She is wanted for Unlawful Thinking, Access Device Fraud, Criminal Conspiracy and Bad Checks.

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