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Gillette real estate agent faces forgery, identity theft accusations

GILLETTE - A Gillette Realtor and owner of 1st Class Realty has been accused of forging signatures of three local real estate agents and using their identities to close deals without their knowledge, allegedly gaining her higher shares of higher commission rates.

Tami L. Hinson, 57, waived her preliminary hearing Tuesday, binding her over to District Court on six felonies: three counts of unauthorized use of personal identifying information and three counts of forgery, according to court documents.

Each count carries a penalty of up to 10 years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both.

She's accu...