Florida deputies seek pregnant woman who charged $40,000 at Publix, Target, Winn Dixie

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a pregnant woman accused of spending $40,000 using a credit card she opened after stealing someone’s identity.

Detectives say the pregnant woman used her victim’s identity to open an account at First Tech Federal Credit Union with a $40,000 credit line. She opened the account sometime between Sept. 4, 2018 and Oct. 1, 2018.

The woman then made fraudulent purchases amounting to $40,000 at Publix, Target and Winn-Dixie stores throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk County.

The suspect is described as a black female, 18-30 years old and could be pregnant. She was last seen wearing a blue dress with yellow flowers.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online here or send a mobile tip using our 
P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and 
Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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