- Associated Press - Monday, March 14, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A Fayetteville couple is accused by authorities of trying to defraud an insurance company after submitting altered receipts for property they said was stolen.

The Fayetteville Observer reports (https://bit.ly/1YSLuXX) Maria Alta Bruno and Luidor Lamour, both 34, are charged with insurance fraud, attempting to obtain property by false pretense and conspiracy. Lamour is facing two additional counts of insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

Specifically, Bruno and Lamour are accused of submitting written and oral claims to USAA Insurance Co. for an item purchased at H.H. Gregg which actually belonged to someone else.

Lamour is accused of submitting two other claims for items believed to have been stolen.

Bail was set at $5,000 for Bruno and $15,000 for Lamour. It’s not known if they have attorneys.

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Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, https://www.fayobserver.com


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