Woman charged with check fraud
A Water Valley woman was arrested Tuesday by the Oxford Police Department for allegedly cashing checks that didn’t belong to her.
Investigators say that Samantha Albritton, 29, and a friend cashed unauthorized checks for more than $1,000 that belonged to a business without the consent of the holder of the checking account.
She was charged with uttering forgery and taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where she was booked on a $2,500 bond.
The case is still under investigation.