White Male Arrested on 25 Counts of Fraud
January 8, 2013 Washington County Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman has announced an arrest on multiple fraud charges. A Saltville, Virginia, man has been charged with numerous criminal offenses involving identity theft, grand larceny, petit larceny and obtaining by false pretenses.
According to Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman, in May 2012, a Washington County
victim wrote a check to Jamie Roark in the amount of $100 for two chairs. The victim noticed
in October that multiple unauthorized transactions had been made on his checking account.
The unauthorized transactions totaled $11,397.24. Sheriff Newman stated that, "Upon
examination of the bank records of the victim, it was found that Roark had made payments to
a personal credit card account between May 7, 2012, and September 26, 2012, without the
victim's knowledge or authorization."
Jamie Roark, age 30, of 591 Ridgeview Road, Saltville, VA, has been charged with the
1) Eleven counts of grand larceny;
2) One count of petit larceny;
3) Eleven counts of felony identity theft;
4) One misdemeanor count of identity theft;
5) Eleven counts of felony obtaining by false pretense; and
6) One count of misdemeanor obtaining by false pretense.
Roark was arrested on December 7, 2012, and released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.
Washington County Sheriff's Detective Billy Nichols conducted this investigation and arrested
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