Apartment manager arrested, stole over $20,000 from tenants paying monthly rent
POSTED: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:34pm
ZACHARY, LA — A Zachary woman has been arrested on fraud and theft charges after stealing money from apartment tenants.
Myrtis Shanklin, 53, was a manager at Scenic Garden Homes Apartments, located on Scenic Hwy. Between the months of June 1, 2012 and July 1, 2013, Shanklin stole in excess of $20,000 from tenants who were paying their monthly rent.
Shanklin was charged with 42 counts of Bank Fraud and 1 count of Felony Theft.
She was booked into East Baton Rouge Prison.