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Wake Forest woman accused of credit card theft

Posted August 18, 2009 12:22 a.m. EDT
Updated August 18, 2009 12:23 a.m. EDT

— A Wake Forest woman is accused of stealing a dead woman's credit card.

Toni Duke Alford, 42, of 1014 Horsetrail Way, was arrested Monday on charges that she stole Linda Ellis' Visa card during Ellis' funeral, according to the arrest warrant.

Alford was the victim's cousin, police said.

She was being held Monday in the Wake County Jail.