Granddaughter Allegedly Used Grandmom's ATM Card to Steal $641, Police Say

Lower Salford resident Heather Dawn-Marie Hunter, 26, allegedly made 19 unlawful transactions while staying with her grandmother in Towamencin Township.

A granddaughter is free on $5,000 unsecured bail after being arraigned on charges  of access device fraud, theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing her Towamencin grandmother's ATM card and withdrawing more than $600, police said.
Heather Dawn-Marie Hunter, 26, of the 200 block of Jan Drive, Lower Salford, was arraigned before District Judge Robert Sobeck in Blue Bell, police said.
On Thursday, a resident of the 1200 block of Allentown Road discovered unauthorized cash withdrawals from various ATMs, police said.
All in all, 19 transactions were posted on Dec. 30, totaling $641.42 with service fees, police said.
Towamencin Township Police began an investigation and found that Hunter, the alleged victim's granddaughter, began living with her a week or two prior to the unlawful transactions, police said. Police said Hunter became a person of interest.
As a result of the investigation, Hunter was arrested and charged on Thursday, police said.
Grurur January 05, 2014 at 09:11 PM
Wow. 26! Too old to steal from grandma! What a horrible person. This is elderly abuse and fraud.


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