Fraud News

Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud Suspects Arrested in Raid Across LA, Orange counties

Author: City News Service / Source: NBC Southern California

A raid involving identity theft and credit card suspects was conducted across Los Angeles and Orange counties Tuesday morning.

Eleven people were arrested in a series of early morning raids in Los Angeles and Orange counties Tuesday as part of a years-long federal identity-theft and credit card fraud probe.

A warrant was served by FBI agents and other law enforcement agencies about 6 a.m. in the 13800 block of Mansa Drive in La Mirada, said Laura Eimiller of the FBI. Additional searches were carried out in La Habra, Whittier and Norwalk.

[2017 UPDATED 5/22] 2017 Southern California Images in the News

Authorities said two other suspects remained at large. Initial federal court appearances in downtown Los Angeles were expected after 2 p.m. for those arrested.

The warrants were served in connection with a 27-count federal indictment unsealed Tuesday detailing a credit and debit card “skimming” operation.

Skimmers — small…

Click here to read more

Click Here to Read More

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Most Popular News

To Top