A former reality TV star and model has been accused of stealing a man’s identity — here’s everything you need to know

Shannon Clermont and Shannade Clermont

Shannade Clermont appeared in court Wednesday and was arrest on charges of identity theft, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and access device fraud.
Clermont posted $100,000 bail after getting arrested at LaGuardia airport.
Clermont allegedly used stolen debit cards from a man she had a “prostitution date” with to make $20,000 worth of fraudulent purchases, according to a complaint filed by the US Attorney’s Office.
Clermont and her twin sister, Shannon, are former members of the “Bad Girls Club” cast and models for Kanye West’s Yeezy line.

Former “Bad Girls Club” cast member and Yeezy Season 6 model Shannade Clermont was arrested earlier this week on charges of stealing thousands of dollars from a dead man who she had a “prostitution date” with, according to the Associated Press.

According to a complaint filed by the US Attorney’s Office, Clermont and the victim allegedly arranged a paid meet-up at his apartment in Manhattan on January 31 for $400.

The next morning, the man was found dead of an overdose with a loose condom in his bed that appeared to be broken, according to the complaint. Clermont had left the night before.

Clermont was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, one count of access device fraud, and one count of aggravated identity theft after attempting to make more than $20,000 worth of fraudulent purchases with the victim’s debit card in the month’s following his death.

She also allegedly made a fake email account to impersonate the victim, which she used to open a Western Union account in his name and wire herself $1,000, according to the US Attorney’s office.

Clermont was arrested after getting off of a flight at LaGuardia and was later freed after posting $100,000 bail. She appeared in court yesterday with …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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