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Kari Ferrell, who has been referred to by media outlets as the "Hipster Grifter," was charged Thursday in 3rd District Court with felony counts of identity fraud and issuing bad checks.

Ferrell allegedly opened a Comcast cable account in 2007 using her ex-boyfriend's name and Social Security number without his permission, charging documents state.

She allegedly also wrote three checks to three different people on bank accounts that were closed or had a zero balance.

She faces one count of identity fraud and three counts of issuing bad checks, all are third-degree felonies.

Jason Bergreen