A multiple-aliased suspect who took out several fraudelent credit cards in the name of a West Roxbury resident, was transferred from New York, and was detained on a warrant for deportation.
On April 24, around 5 p.m., Rebeca Serrano, of 91 River Ave. #1, Patchogue, NY, was arrested on a warrant out of West Roxbury District Court for larceny of more than $250 by a single scheme, and identity fraud, according to a Boston Police report. She had been in the Suffolk County jail in Riverhead, NY, and was transported to Boston.
An investigation by the Boston Police Special Investigations Unit allegedly learned that the suspect, who also goes by at least three other names, assumed the identity of a Dent Street resident of West Roxbury. The suspect allegedly used the victim's social security number to obtain several credit cards from different credit card companies, then defaulted on the outstanding balances, according to a Boston Police report.
The scheme allegedly started in 2004 until 2013, with about nine accounts being opened by the suspect in the name of the victim, with a total loss of $4,926, according to a Boston Police report.
Also on April 24, it was learned that the suspect had an active ICE warrant for deportation. No other information as to why the warrant was issued was available.