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One charged in scheme

July 26, 2006

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 33-year-old Gerrardstown, W.Va., woman jailed Tuesday on a circuit court capias also was wanted by the Martinsburg Police Department for her alleged involvement in a fake bail bonding agency scheme to defraud an older couple of thousands of dollars.

Katina Jo Butts was awaiting arraignment on a felony charge of obtaining money by use of fraudulent schemes in Eastern Regional Jail, police said.

Butts is one of eight people that Martinsburg Police Department investigators have identified in the fake bonding agency scheme and the fourth to be charged.

Police believe the victims in the case were defrauded of more than $36,680 from May to July, according to court records.

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