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Woman Arrested After Using Fraudulent Identification
Updated January 22, 2015 7:39 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(HUNTINGBURG) - A woman has been charged with six felony counts after she worked under a fraudulent name, had a fake driver's license and used a fraudulent identification at a Dubois County hospital.

The insurance fraud investigation dates back to the summer of 2012.

Huntingburg police say 42-year old Berenice Barrientos-Galeana is facing six felony counts of synthetic identity deception and is being held at the Dubois County Security Center.

She was arrested after police discovered she was using a fraudulent name - Sarah Ann Hernandez.

She also had used a fraudulent birth date and was driving with a fake Indiana driver's license.

The furniture company's insurance carrier was notified after she sought treatment at Jasper's Memorial Hospital and they discovered she was using a fraudulent identification.

Galeana was arrested Tuesday night after she was questioning by Huntingburg and Dubois County detectives.

She is being held on bond in the Dubois County Security Center.



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