Woman charged with identity theft after impersonating bank CEOPublished 4:39pm Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Authorities arrested a Haleyville woman on Friday who was allegedly obtaining people’s personal information by posing as the CEO of a bank.
Alisa Diana Quim, 28, 2507 8th Ave., Haleyville, was charged with one count of identity theft, Russellville Police Chief Chris Hargett said.
According to investigator Lt. Scotty Lowery, Quim was allegedly posing as the new owner of a local bank and was passing out and collecting job applications from several people in the area.
“Apparently she had met with a few different people and told them she was the new CEO and that she had obtained the status through a lawsuit she had won,” Lowery said.
“She told them she would like to offer them jobs at the bank, but they needed to fill out a job application first.
“She had gotten access to the bank’s job applications and was able to collect the personal information for at least three different people through these applications.”
Lowery said the police department was alerted to the situation after one of the victim’s came to the bank and said they were ready to begin their job.
“Of course, the people at the bank didn’t know what this person was talking about,” Lowery said.
“When the victim started explaining the situation, the bank officials alerted the police department and their security office, and an investigation was initiated.”
Lowery said police were able to set up a meeting with Quim on Friday where she was found to be in possession of at least one person’s personal information.
Lowery said she was arrested at that time and charged with identity theft.
Quim has been released from custody on bond.