Tulsa Police Arrest Woman Suspected Of Committing Fraud In Four States
TULSA, Oklahoma - A woman named as Tulsa's Most Wanted criminal is suspected of fraud in a four-state area is in Tulsa County Jail. The Tulsa Police Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force arrested Tameka Denise Johnson at 7:45 p.m. Monday.
Johnson is said to be heavily involved in fraud and criminal activity. She was taken into custody at a Tulsa residence and is being held for pickup by the U.S. Marshals.
In one instance, Johnson is charged with pretending to be a Walmart employee and stealing just over $3,000 on March 21, 2012. She tricked an actual employee at a Cushing Walmart into electronically loading $3,013.92 on Green Dot Money Paks, according to Payne County court documents.
"The Green Dot Money Pak cards can be used to load money onto other prepaid cards, can be transferred to a PayPal account or can be used to make same-day payments to companies," according to a Walmart protection officer who investigated the fraud.
Johnson was given a two-year sentence in 2008 for uttering a forged instrument and false impersonation. She received a four-year suspended sentence in 2005 for the same crimes.
Tulsa County court records show that she has used the following aliases: Kiauna Owens, Tameka Dyer and Tamika Dyer.
Johnson was described as a 29-year-old black female who is 5'4" tall and weighs 280 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.
Johnson was last seen driving a black Lincoln Navigator.
She was taken into custody just a few hours after a police bulletin identified her as one of Tulsa's Most Wanted.