Authorities ask public to help identify credit card thief

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 1:24pm

Bossier City Police and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help with identifying and finding a man suspected of using another person’s credit card account information to make thousands of dollars in unauthorized purchases.

Bossier Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $285 for information that leads to the suspect’s arrest.

The suspect used the account information, possibly with a cloned credit card, at several Bossier City retail stores in December and made $5,700 in purchases. The credit card information belonged to a man in Austin, Texas who contacted Bossier City Police upon noticing the charges on his statement.

Bossier City Police today released photos of the suspect taken by a security camera at one of the stores where he made some of the unauthorized purchases.

Anyone who can help police identify him is asked to call Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100. They can also submit a web or text tip via the Bossier Crime Stoppers website – www.bossiercrimestoppers.org. Persons who contact Crime Stoppers are reminded they may remain totally anonymous.

From Bossier City Police
 

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