N. Charleston woman accused of stealing $8k from bank account

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A North Charleston woman is behind bars accused of stealing $8,000 from a Charleston woman's bank account.

The Charleston Police Department arrested 44-year-old Tammy Stiles on Saturday. Stiles' arrest stems from an incident that happened last month.

On May 15, officers responded to a home on Symmes Drive in reference to fraud.

The victim, a 30-year-old woman, said someone had stolen $8,000 from her bank account.  According to the victim, on May 14, she discovered that money was missing from her savings account.

The woman said she had been told that two withdrawals were made on her account at a Bank of America on Sam Rittenberg.

A police report states the first withdrawal happened on May 6 for $4,000, while the second happened on May 13 for $4,000.

According to the victim, bank officials told her the suspect went into the bank and used a card to withdraw the money from her account.

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