Boardman woman reports she was victim of ID theft

BOARDMAN — A township woman was the victim of identity fraud, a felony offense, in a case in which someone used her name to apply for a loan.

According to a police report filed Tuesday, a resident of Crimson Trail got a call from Cash America in Austin, Texas, to inform her that her had name had been used to apply for an $8,700 loan.

A representative from the company said the application was from July.

The loan was approved, but the victim was given cancellation information after she told the company she did not apply for the loan.

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