What to do if I gave a POA to a friend while I was incarcerated to get a debit card, however she then used that card to make multiple withdrawals that I didn't authorize?

Question Details: She used the card against my checking account but I didn't find out until after I was released and closed the account. I only have the bank statements as evidence (she confessed to it when pressed over email). Do I have any legal recourse to force her to reimburse the money she spent? Also, she refuses to return the original, notarized document, claiming she has lost it. How do I prevent her from using it to apply for credit or loans in my name in the future? The POA was a general durable power.

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