St. Thomas, USVI - On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, the Economic Crimes Unit initiated an investigation into a reported Grand Larceny. The St. Thomas Federal Credit Union reported Ms. Khadijah Smith, a former employee, transferred
monies from members accounts into her personal checking account.
On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Ms. Smith, 27-years-old, was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in St. John, Virgin Islands due to an arrest warrant. Ms. Smith was turned over to the Economic Crime Unit detectives in St. Thomas where she was
placed under arrest and charged with Grand Larceny, Obtaining Money By False Pretenses, Access to Computer for Fraudulent Purposes and Embezzlement by Fiduciary.
She was then transported to the Richard N. Callwood Command where she was processed. Ms. Smith unable to post the ten thousand dollars bail and was turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending her Advise of Rights Hearing.
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