For Immediate Release
July 27, 2022

Fraudulent ETag Business Taken Down by Montgomery County Task Force

On July 7, 2022, the Montgomery County Auto Theft Task Force and the Texas Department of Public
Safety (Criminal Investigative Division) began an investigation into Hadassah Professional Services,
located in Conroe, Texas, for the unauthorized reproduction, purchase, use, or sale of temporary tags

Undercover detectives purchased an unauthorized ETag paper registration from the business, a transaction
completed by the owner. Detectives and Agents continued their investigation, and on July 26, 2022, they
served a Felony arrest warrant for the owner of the business, identified as 57-year-old Janeth Patricia Smith.
Janeth Smith was transported to the Montgomery County Jail, where she was booked for the warrant.
The Montgomery County Auto Theft Task Force is comprised of Detectives, Deputies, and Agents from
multiple counties, who are funded and trained in part by The Texas Motor Vehicle Crimes Prevention

Booking photo of Janeth Patricia Smith

Information Source
Specialist Thomas Hudson
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Administrative Services Division

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