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Lynchburg woman charged with more than 100 counts of identity theft

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 3:09 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — A Moore County woman has been charged with 150-plus counts of identity theft in the past 60 days.

According to reports from the Metro Moore County Sheriff’s Department, Esther Jill Lewis, 53, was arrested on April 22 and charged with 74 counts of identity theft, as well as two counts of theft of property up to $500.

Lewis was indicted on April 22 on 74 counts of Identity Theft and Theft of Property. This adds to the 90-count indictment of the same charges and same victim from Moore County’s previous Grand Jury Meeting.  Lewis is being held in Coffee County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Her Circuit Court appearance date has been set for May 20, 2016.