Cleveland PD Charges Lula Woman With Forgery, Identity Fraud and Exploitation


Cynthia Forrester is charged with forgery, identity theft and exploitation of elderly/disabled person.

CLEVELAND, Ga. — The Cleveland Police Department has arrested 52-year-old Cynthia Marie Forrester of Lula on multiple charges of forgery of financial transaction card, financial transaction card fraud, identity theft fraud and two counts of exploitation/infliction of pain to deprive essential services to a disabled or elderly person.

Lt. Donna Sims, who is in charge of the investigation, said Forrester, worked for a healthcare agency in Cleveland.  Bond has been set at $82,000. Forrester bonded out on Aug. 2.

Authorities believe Forrester accepted gifts from a person in her care who has been diagnosed with dementia and that she took the patient to a bank where she used the patient’s debit card to withdraw cash.

The investigation is ongoing and a full incident report will be available later this week.

Fetch Your News will report additional details as they become available.

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