Sierra Vista store manager accused of theft

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A 36-year old woman is in the Cochise County Jail, accused of stealing $33,000 from the check cashing business where she worked.

Investigators say Amicia Moreno has admitted that she stole more than $23,000 from the Checkmate Store in Sierra Vista by processing fraudulent loans from existing customers' accounts, and also took about $9,000 in cash. Police say Moreno was working as the manager of the business when the thefts took place.