April 23, 2009
Crime of the Week Authorities in Lexington are investigating a credit card duplication scheme in that city. On March 11, the victim was contacted by his credit card company about fraudulent charges. The victim still had his credit card, but suspects made a replica with the victim's information. Police obtained surveillance video of the suspects using the card, but have not been able to identify the suspects. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 253-2020 or 877-970-2020.
January 12, 2011
Charged — Zachary Burgess, 22, of 2959 Thompson Station Road, was charged Tuesday with theft by unlawful taking under $500, theft of a credit card and fraudulent use of a credit card. — Shawn T. Goolman, 26, of 3171 Trapp-Goff’s Corner Road, was charged Tuesday with violation of an EPO/DVO. Report — At 11:19 a.m. Sunday, Joseph E. York of 3240 Schollsville Road reported that someone had broken into the residence and took two digital cameras, lenses, memory cards, a laptop, a camcorder, an iPod and a prescription bottle.
August 24, 2008
HARRODSBURG - A Mercer County grand jury recently returned indictments against the following people: Christopher G. Devine, 23, 130 Tyler Ave., charged with fraudulent use of a credit card and receiving stolen property for allegedly using a credit card belonging to Robin Wright on July 27 and having a shotgun belonging to Wright on Aug. 1. Bond was set at $10,000. State Trooper H. Paul Blanton was the grand jury witness. Cari Simpson, 24, 130 Tyler Ave., charged with fraudulent use of a credit card for allegedly using a credit card belonging to Robin Wright on July 27. Bond was set at $5,000.
January 12, 2011
Charged — Benjamin W. Gibson, 26, of 41 Lincoln St., was charged Tuesday with theft by unlawful taking. Report — At 12:39 p.m. Tuesday, a man reported that his credit card had been used at Walmart.
February 21, 2008
Identity theft is big business. In fact, each year, billions of dollars - that's billions, with a "b" - is lost to identity theft, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This cumulative figure may not mean that much to you, but if you are victimized for a few hundred dollars, it will be an upsetting and expensive experience. That's why you'll want to defend yourself against identity theft - and the best time to take action is before you are victimized. What can you do to protect yourself?
October 30, 2006
Man accused of credit card fraud A Tennessee man who is wanted in two other states was arrested Friday for multiple charges including fraudulent use of a credit card, authorities said. William C. Moore, 44, is charged with four counts of fraudulent use of credit cards in Danville, and first-degree forgery in Bradley, Tenn., and as a result of a joint investigation between Danville Police Department and Boyle County Sheriff's Department. Moore also is wanted in Tennessee and Virginia for other felony charges and additional local charges are pending due to the ongoing investigation, according to Detective Jeff Stith.
July 19, 2007
First, the bad news: There's still plenty of identity theft out there. Now, the better news: There's not as much as in previous years. And here's the best news: You can do a lot to protect yourself from being victimized. What is identity theft? It basically involves someone getting some pieces of information about you - name, Social Security number, credit card numbers, "pre-approved" credit card offers - and using this data to make purchases or withdraw funds from your accounts.
July 20, 2007
Editor's note: The Danville Police Department has a large backlog of unserved warrants and needs help finding the people listed. For more information, call (859) 238-1220 or go to www.danvillepd.com. Brandon Chase Wheeler, 23, has the charge of fraudulent use of a credit card by using the victim's credit card five separate times without the victim's knowledge. He also has a domestic violence order violation warrant. Other warrants include: Judy Brown, W/F, 50, two counts of contempt of court Marcus Devers, W/M, 51, fourth-degree assault Rebecca Holt, W/F, 34, felony theft by deception Michael W. Isaacs, W/M, 32, violation of a domestic violence order Mandy Jones, W/F, 35, theft by unlawful taking more than $300 Brian Sparks, W/M, 38, felony count of theft by deception Jerome Wilson, W/M, 25, theft by deception