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Three indicted in $80K credit card theft scheme

1 year 8 months 5 days ago Monday, November 25 2019 Nov 25, 2019 November 25, 2019 12:11 PM November 25, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Three indicted for conspiracy to commit access device fraud and access device fraud

BATON ROUGE – Three people tied to a scam involving the theft of credit cards around the Baton Rouge area were federally indicted Monday.

Kiarra Yates, Ed Lee, and Christopher Payne were formally charged with one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud and one count of access device fraud, respectively.

Yates, Lee, and Payne are accused of using the stolen credit cards to purchase $80,000 in gift cards at multiple Walmart and Walgreens locations back in August of 2018. 

The U.S. Secret Service worked with local law enforcement to capture and arrest the three.  

Click here for WBRZ's original report on the case.

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