PTC woman charged in fraud case


Peachtree City resident Kimberly Consolino was arrested Nov. 9 in connection with a financial transaction card fraud investigation conducted by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s spokesman Brent Rowan said investigators made an arrest on Nov. 9 in connection with a financial transaction card fraud case which occurred Oct. 6-9. Investigators have arrested Kimberly Consolino, 39, of Cloister Drive in Peachtree City and charged her with two counts of financial transaction card fraud, Rowan said.

This case involved Consolino making several fraudulent transactions with a stolen credit card belonging to a Fayette County citizen, said Rowan.
Consolino, along with two other women, was also charged with burglary in a Nov. 6 residential break-in on White Oak Way where two computers were stolen.

Rowan said sheriff’s investigators also made an arrest on Nov. 7 in connection with an identity fraud case that occurred on June 20. Investigators arrested Winkeisha Vanterpool, 22, of Atlanta and charged her with one count of Identity Fraud, Rowan said.

Rowan said the case involved Vanterpool fraudulently depositing a forged check into her Wells Fargo checking account.