$18.3 million bond set for woman accused of fraudulent DoorDash orders

HAMMOND — The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office has charged a Hammond woman with 816 criminal counts tied to fraudulent DoorDash orders that investigators say targeted her elderly aunt.

Maili Morris, 31, is being held on a $18,360,000 bond. She’s accused of ordering approximately $12,000 worth of food and merchandise from restaurants and stores in and around Hammond using the DoorDash app.

Maili Morris (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Investigators say Morris linked her 73-year-old aunt’s debit card to her DoorDash account to make the purchases between November 2022 and January 2023.

The TPSO said Morris made purchases from Big Lots, Petsmart, Walgreens, CVS, Dollar General and several fast food restaurants.

Morris was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish jail on a total of 816 criminal counts for:

  • (136) counts – Identity Theft
  • (136) counts – Bank Fraud
  • (136) counts – Computer Fraud
  • (136) counts – Felony Theft
  • (136) counts – Access Device Fraud
  • (136) counts – Exploitation of the Infirmed

Morris was arrested on February 16, and she’s being held in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on a $18,360,000 bond.

Anyone with questions about financial crimes or possible exploitation of the elderly is welcome to contact the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Unit at 985-902-2017.

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