Inmate scams victim out of $46,000 from her jail cell
Our Lady of the Lake University fraud alerts San Antonio gain employment nursing facility investment accounts
A KENS I-Team investigation revealed an inmate at the Bexar County Jail in Texas convinced an employee to notarize multiple forged documents earlier this year.
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00:02 So believable it's unbelievable. For thirty years Teresa Hudson stringfellow
00:07 has been a repeated victim of identity theft. At the hands
00:10 of Tony stringfellow after serving nine years in prison for fraud
00:14 and identity theft Tony got out last year and went right
00:18 back. -- targeting Teresa. Taking out large lines of credit in
00:22 Teresa's name according to the San Antonio police department. As say
00:27 PD criminally charged Tony with a total of four new felonies.
00:31 After investigators say Tony also use someone else's identity. To gain
00:35 employment at a nursing facility near Our Lady of the Lake
00:38 University because Tony was on probation at the time. She was
00:42 ordered held without bond at the -- county jail until trial
00:46 Tony's incarceration didn't slowdown -- criminal ways according to the sheriff's
00:50 office. Which today acknowledged Tony gained access to 46000. Dollars in
00:55 one of Teresa Hudson's investment accounts. Were told Tony forged Teresa's
01:00 name on multiple documents in front of -- jail notary. In
01:04 this case one of our employees may have mistaken didn't fully
01:08 vet the name -- Documents gave her legal access to all
01:13 my accounts. Recent LCI team fraud alerts set up -- counts
01:16 prompted her investment company to call over. Before transferring the money
01:20 to tone in her Susan Paul -- declined to discussed at
01:23 the employee was punished but is it all this is prompted
01:26 a change in training for non uniformed employees at the jail.
01:31 As well as additional screen Tony's mail and phone calls. Not
01:41 be allowed to continue. Their criminal activities. And that they paid
01:46 their debt to society. Tony stringfellow is expected to take a
01:51 plea deal early next week keeping her in prison. For at
01:54 least the next thirty years the district attorney's office told the
01:57 nineteen who will discuss these new incidents uncovered by the --
02:00 team. With the judge prior to Tony sentence.