Woman’s identity stolen; thousands of dollars charged on credit cards

>>> AND THOUSANDS OF RUNNERS PREPARE FOR EXTREME COLD AT THIS YEAR'S HOUSTON DEAR RON PREPARE FOR EXTREME COLD AT THIS YEAR'S HOUSTON DEAR RON MARATHON YEAR'S HOUSTON DEAR RON MARATHON

WHAT KNOW TO TO STAY SAFE MARATHON WHAT KNOW TO TO STAY SAFE >>> A WOMAN FIGHTING TO REPAIR WHAT KNOW TO TO STAY SAFE >>> A WOMAN FIGHTING TO REPAIR HER CREDIT AFTER SHE SAYS >>> A WOMAN FIGHTING TO REPAIR HER CREDIT AFTER SAAS SAHE SOMEONE STOLE HER IDENTITY

HER CREDIT AFTER SHE SAYS SOMEONE STOLE HER IDENTITY >> AND IN THE PROCESS THAT THIEF SOMEONE STOLE HER IDENTITY >> AND IN THE PROCESS THIEF CHARGED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ON THIEF CHARGED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ON NEW AND EXISTING CREDIT CARDS CHARGED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ON NEW AND EXISTING CREDIT CARDS CHANNEL 2'S ANDY CEROTA SPOKE NEW AND EXISTING CREDIT CARDS

CHANNEL 2'S ANDY CEROTA SPOKE WITH THE VICTIM AND HE'S LIVE CHANNEL 2'S ANDY CEROTA SPOKE WITH THE VICTIM AND HE'S LIVE NEAR DOWNTOWN WITH THE VICTIM AND HE'S LIVE NEAR DOWNTOWN ANDY? NEAR DOWNTOWN ANDY? >> Reporter: CHRISTINE AND HER ANDY? >> Reporter: CHRISTINE AND HUSBAND HER HAD BEEN LIVING OVERSEAS >> Reporter: CHRISTINE AND HER HUSBAND HAD BEEN LIVING OVERSEAS AND MOVED BACK TO HOUSTON HUSBAND HAD BEEN LIVING OVERSEAS AND MOVED BACK TO HOUSTON

THEY'RE LOOKING TO BUY A HOME AND MOVED BACK TO HOUSTON THEY'RE LOOKING TO BUY A HOME AND SHE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE THEY'RE LOOKING TO BUY A HOME AND SHE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A GOOD WHY TO KEEP TABS ON HER AND SHE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A GOOD WHY TO KEEP TABS ON HER CONTRACT GOOD WHY TO KEEP TABS ON HER CONTRACT SO SHE SIGNED UP FOR A CREDIT CONTRACT SO SIGNED UP FOR A CREDIT MONITORING SERVICE

SO SIGNED UP FOR A CREDIT MONITORING SERVICE SHE'S BEYOND THANKFUL SHE DID MONITORING SERVICE SHE'S BEYOND THANKFUL SHE DID >> RIGHT AFTER THANKSGIVING IS SHE'S BEYOND THANKFUL SHE DID

>> RIGHT AFTER THANKSGIVING WHEN EVERYTHING GET – WENT >> RIGHT AFTER THANKSGIVING WHEN EVERYTHING GET – WENT CRAZY WHEN EVERYTHING GET – WENT CRAZY >> Reporter: THAT'S WHEN SHE CRAZY >> Reporter: THAT'S WHEN SHE RECEIVED HER FIRST OF SEVERAL >> Reporter: THAT'S WHEN SHE RECEIVED HER FIRST OF SEVERAL ALERTS FROM CREDIT KARMA RECEIVED HER FIRST OF SEVERAL ALERTS FROM CREDIT KARMA

>> YOUR CREDIT SCORE IS ALERTS FROM CREDIT KARMA >> YOUR CREDIT SCORE IS DECREASING QUICKLY >> YOUR CREDIT SCORE IS DECREASING QUICKLY >> Reporter: SOMEONE HAD TRIED DECREASING QUICKLY >> Reporter: SOMEONE HAD TRIED THROUGH OPEN THREE CREDIT ACCOUNTS IN >> Reporter: SOMEONE HAD TRIED TO OPEN THREE CREDIT ACCOUNTS IN HER NAME

TO OPEN THREE CREDIT ACCOUNTS IN HER NAME DILLARD'S AT, LOWE'S AND THE HER NAME AT DILLARD'S, LOWE'S AND THE APPLE STORE AT DILLARD'S, LOWE'S AND THE APPLE STORE >> SCARY TO THINK THAT SOMEONE APPLE STORE

>> SCARY TO THINK THAT SOMEONE CAN – CAN COME INTO YOUR LIFE >> SCARY TO THINK THAT SOMEONE CAN – CAN COME INTO YOUR LIFE AND PORTRAY YOU TO BE SOMEONE CAN – CAN COME INTO YOUR LIFE AND PORTRAY YOU TO BE SOMEONE THAT YOU'RE NOT AND PORTRAY YOU TO BE SOMEONE THAT YOU'RE NOT >> Reporter: THAT WAS THE TIP OF THAT YOU'RE NOT >> Reporter: THAT WAS THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG >> Reporter: THAT WAS THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG

TWO MORE ALERTS, ONE FROM THE THE ICEBERG TWO MORE ALERTS, ONE FROM THE HOME DEPOT, THE OTHERS KOHL'S TWO MORE ALERTS, ONE FROM THE HOME DEPOT, THE OTHERS KOHL'S SOMEONE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE HOME DEPOT, THE OTHERS KOHL'S SOMEONE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE THAN $ 3,000 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE SOMEONE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE THAN $ 3,000 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE ON HER EXISTING ACCOUNTS

THAN $ 3,000 WORTH OF MERCHANDISE ON HER EXISTING ACCOUNTS >> THEY'RE PURCHASING ITEMS THAT ON HER EXISTING ACCOUNTS >> THEY'RE PURCHASING ITEMS THAT CAN QUICKLY BE SOLD >> THEY'RE PURCHASING ITEMS THAT CAN QUICKLY BE SOLD >> Reporter: CHRISTINE'S CAN QUICKLY BE SOLD

>> Reporter: CHRISTINE'S DISORDERS DID NOT END THERE >> Reporter: CHRISTINE'S DISORDERS DID NOT END THERE >> DECEMBER 4th OPENED MY TROUBLES DID NOT END THERE >> DECEMBER 4th OPENED MY MAILBOX TO A PRIZE CREDIT CARD >> DECEMBER 4th OPENED MY MAILBOX TO A PRIZE CREDIT CARD

AND AT TWO DIFFERENT EVENTS MAILBOX TO A PRIZE CREDIT CARD AND AT TWO DIFFERENT EVENTS ALMOST $ 7,000 WAS CHARGED AND AT TWO DIFFERENT EVENTS ALMOST $ 7,000 WAS CHARGED >> Reporter: THIS IS A ALMOST $ 7,000 WAS CHARGED >> Reporter: THIS IS A VIDEO SURVEILLANCE PICTURE OF >> Reporter: THIS IS A VIDEO SURVEILLANCE PICTURE OF THE WOMAN WHO MADE THE PURCHASES VIDEO SURVEILLANCE PICTURE OF THE WOMAN WHO MADE THE PURCHASES USING HER IDENTITY

THE WOMAN WHO MADE THE PURCHASES USING HER IDENTITY THEY SAY SHE BOUGHT FIVE USING HER IDENTITY THEY SAY SHE BOUGHT FIVE COMPUTERS THEY SAY SHE BOUGHT FIVE COMPUTERS >> I RECEIVED A MACY'S CREDIT COMPUTERS

>> I RECEIVED A MACY 'S CREDIT CARD, WHICH WAS ALMOST $ 2,000 >> I RECEIVED A MACY 'S CREDIT CARD, WHICH WAS ALMOST $ 2,000 AND IT ALL HAPPENED THE DAY CARD, WHICH WAS ALMOST $ 2,000 AND IT ALL HAPPENED THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING AND IT ALL HAPPENED THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING

>> Reporter: CHRISTINE SAYS SHE AFTER THANKSGIVING >> Reporter: CHRISTINE SAYS WILL NOT REST UNTIL THIS WOMAN AND >> Reporter: CHRISTINE SAYS SHE WILL NOT REST UNTIL THIS WOMAN AND ANYONE ELSE WHO'S RESPONSIBLE WILL NOT REST UNTIL THIS WOMAN AND ANYONE ELSE WHO'S RESPONSIBLE FOR STEALING HER IDENTITY AND ANYONE ELSE WHO'S RESPONSIBLE FOR STEALING HER IDENTITY AND ATTEMPTING TO DESTROY HER CREDIT FOR STEALING HER IDENTITY AND ATTEMPTING TO DESTROY HER CREDIT ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE ATTEMPTING TO DESTROY HER CREDIT ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE >> I WANT THE BOOK THROWN AT ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE >> I WANT THE BOOK THROWN AT HER

>> I WANT THE BOOK THROWN AT HER I WANT HER LOCKED FOR LIFE HER I WANT HER LOCKED FOR LIFE >> Reporter: THE WOMAN IN THAT I WANT HER LOCKED FOR LIFE

>> Reporter: THE WOMAN IN THAT VIDEO SURVEILLANCE HAS TARGETED >> Reporter: THE WOMAN IN THAT VIDEO SURVEILLANCE HAS TARGETED OTHER WOMEN AS WELL VIDEO SURVEILLANCE HAS TARGETED OTHER WOMEN AS WELL INVESTIGATORS TELL US THE WOMAN OTHER WOMEN AS WELL INVESTIGATORS TELL US THE WOMAN WHO STOLE CHRISTINE'S IDENTITY INVESTIGATORS TELL US THE WOMAN WHO STOLE CHRISTINE'S IDENTITY HAS BEEN SHOPPING IN SOME OF THE WHO STOLE CHRISTINE'S IDENTITY HAS BEEN SHOPPING IN SOME OF THE SAME STORES USING ANOTHER HAS BEEN SHOPPING IN SOME OF THE SAME STORES USING ANOTHER WOMAN'S STOLEN IDENTITY SAME STORES USING ANOTHER WOMAN'S STOLEN IDENTITY

IF YOU KNOW WHO SHE IS, CONTACT WOMAN'S STOLEN IDENTITY IF YOU KNOW WHO SHE IS, CONTACT THE HARRIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S IF YOU KNOW WHO SHE IS, CONTACT THE HARRIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE THE HARRIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE LIVE NEAR DOWNTOWN TONIGHT,