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Rushville woman charged with stealing checks from beauty school students

A Rushville woman has been charged with theft and fraud from a Greenfield business following a police investigation.


Greenfield Police report Amanda Capps, 41, was arrested following several search warrants looking into reports of tuition checks never getting to students from PJ’s Beauty College.


Detectives found that Capps allegedly cashed and deposited several checks into her personal bank account.  It was determined that Capps stole over $70, 000 by cashing checks made out to students at the beauty school.


Capps was a former employee of PJ’s Beauty College and had access to the checks.

Capps was charged with Level 5 Felony theft.  She was given a $5, 000 bond during her initial court appearance.