AMITE, LA - January 3, 3019 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following arrest:
On December 28, 2018, 38 -year- old Karma Goldberg of Amite, LA. was arrested on one count of identity theft and one count of forgery after being accused of stealing and fraudulently cashing checks from an elderly woman in the Ponchatoula area.
Karma was employed with a local home healthcare service as an in-home caregiver when she allegedly stole the checks from the victim. Goldberg then forged the client's signature and cashed the checks.
TPSO Financial Crimes Detective Michael D'Amato was able to locate Karma, who subsequently confessed to her crimes. Karma was taken the parish jail and booked accordingly.