Two Lake Charles Women Arrested For Counterfeit Video Gaming Tickets
A couple of women begin the New Year behind bars, accused of cheating numerous video gaming establishments. State Police began investigating after they were told that people were producing counterfeit video gaming tickets then fraudulently redeeming them at these Calcasieu Parish businesses. Last Friday, troopers arrested Jennifer Stewart and Alisha Baudoin, both of Lake Charles. Stewart has an extensive criminal history including previous arrests for fraud and identity theft among other charges. Authorities say eight video gaming establishments have been hit, resulting in thousands of dollars in losses. They believe more arrests are likely.Stewart's bond was set for $100,000, while Baudoin's was set for $35,000.