Police: Duo Used Stolen Credit Cards to Purchase $8K in Electronics

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FOREST ACRES, S.C. (WOLO) — Officers with the Forest Acres Police Department are looking for two suspects who they say used stolen debit and credit cards to purchase almost $8,000 worth of merchandise.

Authorities say that on Friday, April, 1 the pair broke into the victim’s vehicle in the 4100 block of Forest Drive and then used the stolen cards to purchase computers and other electronic devices at retail outlets in Columbia and Lexington.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspects are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information  or go to: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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