Credit and Debit Card Scam Working In The Area

The theft of credit card and debit card numbers is being investigated by Coffee County Sheriff’s investigators. According to Sgt. Danny Ferrell, so far as many as 10 people have had their numbers stolen in the last week. “They have been making purchases at Wal-Mart in New York, Georgia and Missouri,” Ferrell stated. He said that the thieves have obtained the numbers and have been making purchases for approximately $300. Ferrell stated that he has been working with authorities in New York. The investigator stated that New York officials are obtaining security video from the Wal-Mart in their town and checking it to try and get a picture of the people using the numbers.