Reality Star & Model Shannade Clermont arrested for Debit Card Fraud & Identity Theft

Lawrence Kim
July 13, 2018

According to a statement released by the US Attorney's Office For The Southern District of NY on the 11th of July, Wednesday, the 24-year-old reality star faces charges of access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, and wire fraud.

Text messages obtained by prosecutors allegedly show a conversation between the victim and Clermont in which they agreed their encounter would cost $400, according to the Associated Press. "So you tell me", Clermont responded. She must not possess a firearm and must refrain from "possession of personally identifiable information".

According to court docs, the late man sent Shannade a text that read, "What do you want to do?' to which she wrote, 'I want to see you for the amount we agreed on".

The unidentified man never complained about the spending spree because he was dead - found keeled over the morning after Clermont's visit with cocaine and fentanyl in his system and a loose and broken condom on his bed, according to the feds. A doorman told investigators he saw Clermont hours before the man's body was discovered, using the pseudonym "Audrey". "Let's do $400", she added. You'll have fun. What type of booze do you like?

"During the course of that investigation, law enforcement learned that Clermont visited the Victim for a prostitution date at the Victim Apartment the previous evening (January 31, 2017), and used the Victim's debit card information to make or attempt to make more than $20,000 in fraudulent purchases during the months following the Victim's death", authorities said.

As Clermont waited for Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn to enter the courtroom, Clermont looked toward her twin sister, Shannon, who was seated among spectators on a courtroom bench, and quietly mouthed, "Sorry". She allegedly used the cards to pay for plane tickets, rent, clothes, and phone bills.

Prosecutors said Shannade she created an Exotic Doll email account on July 9, 2013, that they say Clermont 'used to solicit dates for prostitution and other sexual encounters through various websites'.

US attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said in a statement Wednesday that Shannade 'lived up to her reality series reputation, ' and that 'thanks to the skilled investigative work of the NYPD, Clermont's new reality is federal prosecution for her alleged nefarious conduct'.

"Thanks to the skilled investigative work of the NYPD, Clermont's new reality is federal prosecution for her alleged nefarious conduct", Berman said. She then sobbed. The sisters both dabbed at tears.

The Clermont sisters rose to fame as cult fashion icons and social media celebrities known for their sassy one-liners and truculent attitudes following their stint on "Bad Girls Club" season 14.

An Instagram account belonging to the twins has over 800,000 followers.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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