FAIRFIELD - A former TD Bank employee in Fairfield has been charged with 17 counts of identify theft.

Officers say Madalena Abrams was using customer's information to apply for credit cards.

Police say Abrams was arrested after a former co-worker noticed a credit card application in his name that he did not file.   

Abrams allegedly applied for 14 credit cards in other peoples names and the cards that were approved counted toward her yearly employee bonus.