Dead Men Pay No Loans

A Milwaukee woman is charged with issuing multiple loans using false information at the Menomonee Falls Check N' Go. Some of the "recipients" were deceased.

It’s difficult for deceased person to pay back a loan. And if you're the one authorizing those loans, it’s bound to raise some red flags.

LaTracy Jones, 44, of Milwaukee, was caught creating multiple loans using false information from the Check N’ Go on County Line Road in Menomonee Falls. She was charged last week with three counts of misdemeanor theft. She could face up to 2-1/4 years in prison and $30,000 in fines.

According to the criminal complaint:

Between July 2011 and October 2011, Jones issued four separate loans totaling $9,110. Each loan was issued without the consent of the actual person, and Jones was taking and utilizing false information. Two of the loans were also issued to individuals who were deceased, other individuals didn’t even exist.

The loans came to the attention of management after some went delinquent, and it was also discovered that Jones had approved loans for two individuals who were not qualified to receive the amount of money they did. Surveillance footage revealed that many of the loans were approved with no one else in the office except for Jones.

Jones told police that she had been written up by Check N’ Go for a customer complaint, and that she “no longer cared.” She used the money from some of the fraudulent loans to pay bills, and provided some money to her niece. Jones told police she was making payments on the loan issued to her niece.

She felt “guilty” and “bad”, but told police she didn’t think the crime was too bad if she was paying the loan. 

Steve ® February 21, 2013 at 09:27 PM
I wonder how many times she votes
atthec44 February 21, 2013 at 10:13 PM
We should be making it harder for these Milwaukee residents to get into Menomonee Falls, not easier by building a million dollar path for them to walk on.
Nuitari (Grand Master Editor) February 21, 2013 at 10:44 PM
She must have mistaken this loan store for the Bank of Obama.
Former Resident February 22, 2013 at 12:21 AM
Even the prince from Nigeria that e-mails me thought this was a bad idea. But not discovered until a year or more later?
John Wilson February 22, 2013 at 03:53 PM
I think that it is entirely appropriate for dead men - or women - to be relieved of the burden of paying for Check N' Go. The only exception I would make would be for those doing the Harlem Shake... those folks simply must pay!
Ms Bonnie Boatwright February 22, 2013 at 09:50 PM
To Nuritari, Gofag, Atthec and Steve, the three of you sound very stupid and into yourself. People of color DUE vote, and if you watch the news and read you would no that President Obama does NOT owe a bank. Atthec44, Menomonee Falls was not created just for YOU, and rats come in All colors (watch Nova sometime). The world would be better off without dumb people of ALL colors. You ALL shoud start thinking out of the box and not in the box you have been in for years!!!! (A voting, working, business owner, who would never judge people because of their color)
Ms Bonnie Boatwright February 22, 2013 at 11:05 PM
But were you smart enough to understand?
Steve ® February 22, 2013 at 11:08 PM
Ms Bonnie Boatwright February 22, 2013 at 11:10 PM
God bless you all ( I see it is very much needed)
Jann February 23, 2013 at 12:45 AM
Just an FYI, that is not how the english language works. If we spelled things the way they sounded or had no different forms of there, their or they're it would have been easier on all, but we still would have gotten a poor grade. Once in a while we all goof up while posting a comment, but seriously, your post would really upset a good english teacher.
Ms Bonnie Boatwright February 23, 2013 at 02:27 AM
Thanks Jann forgive me I was very angry when I posted. Next time I will check my spelling before I submit.
Ms Bonnie Boatwright February 23, 2013 at 02:27 AM
Thanks Jann forgive me I was very angry when I posted. Next time I will check my spelling before I submit.
Steve ® February 23, 2013 at 04:08 AM
Double mint gum. Please point to the post that implied race and voting. K thanks.
Getitright February 28, 2013 at 03:09 AM
I'm curious to how many Menomonee Falls residents have actually ever been in, or will ever need, the services of the local Check N' Go. This is not a race issue it's a crime issue. It's a fact that establishments such as this attract crime to our neighborhoods. Also, how many local residents does this store employ? About as many as the new 'neighborhood' Walmart. Zero. There needs to be some sort of ordinance that states that anyone who wants to conduct business in this community must either provide a product or service that serves a need for its people or at the very least employs the people who live in the community.
Steve ® February 28, 2013 at 04:23 AM
Employees fly in each day to go to work? If the business is still in business it is not providing a product or service in need? Where are they getting the money from?


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