Clemmons woman accused of defrauding seniors
CLEMMONS, N.C. — A Clemmons woman accused of deceiving senior citizens into disclosing personal financial information has been charged with more than two dozen counts of identity theft.
The Lexington Dispatch reported that Heather Danyela Hill, 34, called senior citizens with her last name posing as a hospital representative, asking for personal information to settle a bill.
The paper reported that she allegedly stole more than $10,000 in goods and services from eight different people between about Aug. 20 and Nov. 2.
She allegedly used their information to obtain credit cards with various banks and stores. Detectives said she bought computers, iPads, TVs and other electronics.
Officials said she was arrested Thursday after a three-month long investigation.
She is also accused of running an illegal day care facility out of her home without a license.
Hill was charged with 17 counts of identity theft, five counts of obtaining property by false pretense, two counts of financial card fraud and one count of providing child care without a license.
She was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond and has court planned for Dec. 17.
Read more: The Lexington Dispatch.