St. Thomas Woman Arrested for Making Unauthorized Electronic Money Transfers

A St. Thomas woman was arrested Friday for making illegal electronic money transfers, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Carmen Henley, 66, was arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretenses, grand larceny and opening or reading letters of another, according to the police report.

On March 15, 2022, the victim reported that several unauthorized electronic transfers totaling over $60,000 was removed from their savings account. An investigation into the complaint revealed that monies were transferred into Henley’s account. After further investigation was concluded, a warrant was secured for Henley’s arrest, the police report stated.

Bail was set at $75,000 Henley was turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending her advice of rights hearing scheduled for Monday, police said.