Woman and her boyfriend arrested for defrauding Vystar Credit Union in Lake City
According to the Lake City Police, they have arrested a couple for fraud.
Stevlein Stephon Bivins and Jasmine Cassandra Jones were arrested Friday, July 12, 2019, after police found out they had withdrawn $49,800.00 from other customer’s accounts.
The withdrawals started back on June 14, 2019, and kept on going until a customer alerted authorities of possible fraudulent activity on their account.
Officers reviewed surveillance video of multiple bank transactions between Bivins and Jones on different occasions.
Jones is a VyStar employee.
Officers went to Jones's home and no one was answering the door, but just as officers were leaving, Bivins was found in the parking lot and arrested for questioning.
Bivins admitted that he was coming to visit Jones because she had called him and told him that police were knocking on her door. Jones eventually exited her apartment and was also arrested for questioning.
Lake City Police Officers and VyStar Internal Affairs Officers were able to determine that Jones, and her boyfriend, Bivins, had done the fraudulent transactions. Bivins would appear as the account holder, making transactions in Jones’ teller line while she was working at VyStar.
According to police, Jones would withdraw the money and give the cash to Bivins. The two made seven transactions for a total of $49,800.00 on two different accounts. Both have been arrested.