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Woman wanted for credit card fraud in Clinton

Source: Clinton police Source: Clinton police
CLINTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Clinton police are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect in a recent credit card fraud case in Clinton.

On August 27 police received a report of identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. The complainant that her debit card had been used at a restaurant on Springridge Road.

She said on August 26, she looked at her bank statement and noticed a charge was made at the restuarant for $22.18.

On August 27, she noticed three more internet transactions totaling $197.87 appeared in her account.

The woman called her bank to cancel the credit card. She told the bank she thought her card information had been skimmed at the local Kroger Fuel Center on Highway 80 in Clinton.

Investigators have learned that the charges at the local restaurant were online to-go orders and paid for through the restaurants online payment system. Restaurant managers have been Clinton police with this investigation.

Police are searching for the suspect, identified through surveillance photos from the restaurant as a female. The suspect will be charged with credit card fraud once arrested. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the Clinton Police Department at 601-924-5252 or Crimestoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

Clinton police is encouraging residents to monitor their bank accounts and report suspected fraudulent activity. Residents are also encouraged to think twice before using credit cards at the pump.

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