Secret Service forgery probe leads to arrests
Two Forrest City residents are facing 19 felony counts of forgery after their arrest Wednesday in connection with a nationwide credit card scam in which about $1.8 million was stolen from Western Union.Read more
#1 May 26, 2011
Who was it?Why did it take so long to get them?Sounds like they have been living high on the hog.Do tell us who would stoop so low.
Since: Jun 09
Where the heart is.
#2 May 26, 2011
On Wednesday, officers arrested Miesha Thomas, 29, 28 SFC 453, and Lance White 23, 831 Mann St., Apt. 108, on several charges of second-degree forgery.
Thomas is charged with 19 counts of second-degree forgery and the affidavit shows that Thomas received 19 credit cards in her name during a period from September 2009 to October 2010. According to the affidavit, the credit cards were fraudulently loaded by someone representing themselves as a Western Union employee conducting a training exercise on a merchant’s terminal and sent to addresses at 958 Robinson St., 215 Burke St. and 831 Mann St., Apt. 108. Each of the credit cards sent to Thomas were allegedly loaded with $950, totaling $17,120.
White is charged with 13 counts of second-degree forgery. He is accused of receiving 13 credit cards in his name during a period from August 2009 to September 2010. The cards were also loaded the same way, according to the affidavit, and he reportedly received a total of $12,350. The cards were send to 215 Burke St. and 831 Mann St., Apt. 108.
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