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Hendricks, wearing only a shirt, complied and walked toward deputies with her hands in the air. She gave deputies a driver's that had her picture, but a different name and a birth date about 20 years older.
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Live Stream Schedule In Person. As if you needed another reason to forego the seventh level of hell known as online dating, the shady case of scammer Maria Christina Johnson should do it for you. According to a release from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Departmentthe year-old woman, who was arrested on April 28 by the Southern California High Tech Task Force Identity Theft Detail, used her really, really, ridiculously good looks to ensnare men on online dating sites and home rental websites as a way to steal their identities to open lines of credit, charge expensive hotel rooms, and basically live the baller lifestyle she apparently felt so entitled to.
Authorities arrested Johnson at the luxury hotel in Santa Barbara on the " block of Channel Drive" where aa meetings Santa Cruz CA was staying, which can be placed at the tony Four Season Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara that's not a run-on sentence, but the actual name of the hotel.
The sheriff's report claims during that stay, she racked up bills in find men in Pueblo CO to date thousands of dollars. We would love to see an itemized bill.
As dating ideas in Memphis Tennessee TN L. Times notes, this isn't "Suspect Johnson"'s first time at the ol' fraud rodeo. She also served "at least two years" in a Washington state prison on identity theft charges before coming to California in Johnson also served time for a case in Torrance that resulted in convictions on 11 counts of identity theft, grand theft and credit card fraud. According to KTLAinvestigators said Johnson had no legitimate source of income, and listed her occupation as "dog trainer.
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Monthly Donation One-Time Donation. During one hotel stay, Suspect Johnson even brazenly attempted to purchase an automobile! Suspect Johnson also made appointments with real estate brokers to view expensive homes, possibly in attempt to locate her next victim, and on one occasion, stole the identity of the real estate broker.