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Manicurist Forged Checks Stolen From 91-Year-Old Ladue Woman, Police Said

The accused woman visited the elderly woman's home frequently to give manicures and nail treatments, police said.

A manicurist stole checks and forged them, stealing $6,090 from a 91-year-old Ladue woman, police said.

Linh Huyen Hansen, 41, of the 4900 block of Parker Avenue in St. Louis, was charged Tuesday with eight counts of forgery.

Ladue Police said the Hansen went frequently to the woman’s house to give her manicures and nail treatments. The woman discovered missing checks and found they had been made payable to Hansen and were cashed at locations in St. Louis County and the city.

Eight checks were cashed between April 16 and June 26. The defendant was videotaped cashing the checks, police said.

The defendant told police she filled out the checks in amounts larger than was authorized by the victim.

Bail was set at $20,000.

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Wilma Flintstone September 23, 2012 at 12:16 PM
Maybe the head line should be; "Manicurist Nailed"
James Baer (Editor) September 24, 2012 at 10:48 AM
I like that. Good one. Or Manicurist fingered.
Carey September 26, 2012 at 06:36 AM
unfortunately, I was "taken" by the same manicurest a year and a half ago......when I bailed her son out of jail, to the tune of $3000.00. live and learn....when you make the decision to "loan" money, assume you won't be paid back, and if you are reimbursed, major thumbs up for trust, truth, honesty and integrity of the human being. God Bless her and her children :-/
Cindy Nguyen September 27, 2012 at 09:35 PM
Oh my God! I couldn't believe she did that! She acted like she's good person. Really sweet! That news really shock me. Thanks God that I didn't loose much!
Kata Tran September 28, 2012 at 03:42 AM
i m wondering how she could do that ?
Carey September 28, 2012 at 07:49 PM
sery.......please translate!!
lisa September 29, 2012 at 03:08 AM
lisa . i don't think she stolen check ,maybe the women 91 years old gift her big tip then late she forget how much she wrote on her check or manicurist wrote more money on the check ,this is stupid
Amy September 29, 2012 at 03:20 AM
I know her,I used to work with her and I don't find this too shocking. She'd go around acting all nice and sweet and then would steal your husbands. No joke.
sery September 29, 2012 at 03:46 AM
This woman is a disgrace to all vietnamese
No Names September 30, 2012 at 07:16 PM
Shut the hell up everyone. Quit gossiping and talking crap on someone you don't know! Her children are very hurt over this situation and none of you are making it any better! Keep your comments to yourself! If it did or didn't happen that's between her and the 91 year old. No need for everyone's stupid input!!!!
Keri October 01, 2012 at 12:40 AM
How embarrassing. It's a shame the actions she ultimately makes affects her children, the people who look up to her for guidance. May God bless her loved ones and not have the devil corrupt their innocent lives as it did to this disgrace. Although I may not know both sides of the story, I know she deserves a slap in the face for all she has done in her life. It's sad to see a woman without worth. It must feel miserable to know no one has any respect for her. I don't know how she can still go around town acting like she's so precious and all the while stealing money. Like I said, a disgrace. Shame on you. May God bless your ugly soul.
codonxunguoi October 01, 2012 at 09:24 PM
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no name October 06, 2012 at 09:31 PM
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unknown name April 09, 2013 at 03:39 PM
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