A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted three women on charges of fraudulently using public transportation designed to serve the disabled and instead provide rides for themselves, friends and family, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty said Thursday.

Pamela G. Mason, 61, of Euclid, was charged with one count each of theft in office, tampering with records, and identity fraud. Mason is a former Regional Transit Authority Paratransit dispatcher who retired in 2015.

Linda Williams, 64, of Cleveland, was charged with two counts of identity fraud and one count of theft. She is a former RTA employee who now works for a company that contracts with RTA to provide Paratransit rides.

Trina Thompson, 48, of Cleveland, was charged with one count of theft in office. Thompson was suspended Thursday from her job as an RTA Paratransit dispatcher.

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