Forest City, Spartanburg County investigating Herman credit card fraud

Published 12:07 am Monday, March 11, 2013

Officer cleared in Polk County

The Forest City Police Department and Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office have opened investigations into the Polk County case of Jessica Herman, accused of credit card fraud, while the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has cleared her husband, animal control officer Michael Herman of any knowledge of the alleged crimes.

Herman, 27, of Green Creek was arrested on Feb. 28 by Polk County and charged with seven counts of identity theft and seven counts of obtaining property under false pretenses, according to sheriff’s office records.

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Polk County Sheriff Donald Hill conducted an internal investigation to determine whether or not Michael Herman had any knowledge of the alleged crimes and has cleared Michael Herman of any wrongdoing.