Bath woman arrested, charged with fraud of $50,000

Mattie Cromwell (Beaufort County Sheriff's Office photo)

BATH, Beaufort County - A woman from Bath was arrested on fraud charges of around $50,000, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

Mattie Sue Cromwell, 40, of Bath defrauded a victim out of the money over a six-month period, officials said. They said Cromwell used the victim's debit card and bank account to make numerous transactions.

Cromwell is facing 33 counts of obtaining property by false pretense, 22 counts of identity theft, 11 counts of forgery of an instrument and 11 counts of uttering a forged instrument. She turned herself in and was held on a $15,000 bond.