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Kaimuki woman, 63, arrested in identity theft case

Police arrested a 63-year-old Kaimuki woman Monday for allegedly stealing another woman’s retirement funds via a fraudulent bank account.

According to police, the suspect forged the victim’s signature to create a joint bank account and then transferred funds from the victim’s retirement fund into the account.

The alleged criminal transactions occurred between Nov. 7, 2012 and Jan. 9, 2013.

The suspect turned herself in Monday and was arrested for identify theft, second-degree theft, third-degree forgery and unauthorized possession of confidential personal information.

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