At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film). As such, spoilers will be present within the article.
In or around 1926, the Magical Congress of the United States of America issued a wanted poster for Shanks stating that she had escaped from the New York Witches' Penitentiary, and was wanted for No-Maj murder. It offered a reward of 1500 Dragots for information leading to her capture.
When Shanks was booked and photographed, she was assigned the MACUSA Reg No 8153, but individuals were informed that she may appear much older as the picture was take some time ago.
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) (Appears in photographs)
- Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them