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Card fraud is charged against Hastings woman

A 37-year-old Hastings woman, Shannon Lee Kadlec, faces a charge of financial transaction card fraud after she allegedly used someone else's checking account number to write a number of fraudulent checks in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, the fraudulent transactions occurred earlier this summer, most at one gas station. The manager indicated the checking account number was apparently entered the station's system without the use of a checks. A surveillance camera showed Kadlec using the checking account number. In a statement to police, Kadlec said she knows the victim and had used the checking account number. More than $2,500 in unauthorized transactions occurred.