Richland County employee fired, jailed in ID theft
Mar 17, 2010 8:18:00 AM - thestate.com
A Richland County judicial services officer has been fired and arrested in an identity theft case.
Maribel C. Crespo, 35, is accused of using her position to obtain another person's Social Security number and date of birth, then use the information to open several bank accounts in that person's name, the Richland County Sheriff's Department said.
Judicial services are a component of the sheriff's department.
The crime came to light when the victim discovered the accounts and reported them to the department.
Crespo is charged with financial identity fraud and misconduct in office. She was booked into the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
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