Four Charged in Missouri Credit Card Theft

6 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Friday, March 02 2012 Mar 2, 2012 Friday, March 02, 2012 9:05:56 PM CST March 02, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in St. Charles County say four men are accused of using stolen credit cards to buy thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise.

The men - three from Mexico and one from Arizona - were jailed Friday on $100,000 bond, each charged with forgery and receiving stolen property.

KSDK-TV reports employees at a Walmart store in St. Peters called police Wednesday after noticing the men trying to buy expensive items and gift cards with multiple credit cards.

Police stopped the men's vehicle a short distance way. Officers say they found more than 60 stolen credit cards and $10,000 worth of merchandise in the vehicle.

Officers also searched a hotel room the men were using, and reported finding more than 200 more stolen credit cards and roughly $50,000 worth of merchandise.

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