Police: Troy woman accused of stealing dead woman’s identity

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say a woman from Troy was arrested for allegedly stealing the identity of a dead woman from Clifton Park.

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Police say 46-year-old Karen Addo obtained credit card information of an elderly woman from a local senior living community where she worked.

Officials say Addo then used her card at numerous places around the area.

She spent approximately $785 using the deceased woman’s identity.

Addo was charged with Identity Theft in the second degree, a felony, and arraigned at the Town of Clifton Park Court.

Police say she was released on bond pending a return to court.

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