Per a press release from the Rock County Sheriff’s Department: On March 5th, 2020 the Rock County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau made an arrest in a January 9th, 2020 fraud case which involved an elderly Rock County resident. The suspect is accused of stealing upwards of $52,000 from the victim between October 2017 through December 2019. The suspect, Susan Kay Salyers, 58 years of age from Whitewater, WI was arrested for 96 counts involving
- Unauthorized use of Personal Identifying Information
- Fraudulent Use of Financial Card
- Theft >$10,000
- Theft from a person at risk
Salyers is being held at the Rock County Jail and will make an initial appearance on March 6th, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
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