"Fountain Lady" in Legal Hot Water?

Cathy Cruz Marrero with an image taken from the surveillance footage of her falling in a mall fountain. CBS

Cathy Cruz Marrero is now well-known for falling into a mall water fountain while walking and texting.

Since footage of her fall into the fountain in Reading, Pa. went viral, there have been indications Marrero might pursue legal action against the mall for leaking the surveillance footage.

But "The Early Show" has learned Marrero has recently been in court for a completely different reason: a status hearing on five felony charges -- including theft by deception and receiving stolen property.

In October 2009, the 49-year-old allegedly used a co-worker's credit card to buy $5,000 worth of merchandise. One of the stores cited in court documents, "Early Show" co-anchor Jeff Glor noted, is the one in which Marrero and the co-worker are both employed -- in the mall where Marrero fell in the fountain.

According to The Reading Eagle, in previous proceedings, $1,055 of those purchases was dismissed from the case.

Texting while Walking, Woman Falls into Fountain

For "The Early Show" full report, click on the video below.

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