Normal Woman Arrested in Alleged Identity Theft Case

Published 01/31 2014 07:04PM

Updated 01/31 2014 07:35PM

A 21 year old woman from Normal was charged after police launched an investigation into alleged the identity theft of several people living in other states. According to a release Friday from Normal Police, Nofisat Abiola Adenekan was charged with continuing financial criminal enterprise and defrauding a financial institution. Police claim Adenekan opened credit card accounts in the victim's names and had the credit cards sent to addresses in Normal. She is also alleged to have used financial instruments to defraud financial institutions and local businesses. Normal Police, Homeland Security agents and the U S Postal Service used 5 search warrants at residences in Normal. Because of the continuing nature of the investigation, no further information can be released at this time. Adenekan was being held at the McLean County jail on a half million dollar bond.

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