Cleaning lady and her sister charged with forgery
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A woman, employed as a maid, and her sister are arrested for cashing a stolen check from her employer.
On Thursday, August 1st, a man filed a forgery report with the Harlingen Police Department which he said occurred on July 23rd.
He believed his cleaning lady and her sister, identified as Jessica Cantu, 25, and Yajaira Cantu, 24, had taken a single check from his check book, forged his signature and cashed it for $243 dollars.
Detectives were able to link the women to the forgery and on August 19th, during questioning, both women admitted to the crime.
Both Jessica and Yajaira were charged with forgery and their bond was set at $5,000 each.