$1 MILLION FRUAD CHARGES ?!? STREETZ HAS THE SCOOP
A 26-year-old Atlanta man has been captured regarding a check card misrepresentation plot that included a Tallahassee Wal-Mart clerk and could be connected to more than $1 million in misfortunes.
Michael Battle is being held in the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Jail in Georgia, announcement from the Leon County Sheriff’s Office.
In January, investigators with the LCSO Financial Crimes Unit started an examination concerning a fake Green Dot card plot including a clerk at the Wal-Mart situated at 4400 W. Tennessee St. A Green Dot card is a reloadable prepaid Visa check card. The clerk gave 56 Green Dot cards esteemed at $28,000 to two men, as per LCSO.
After the two men left Wal-Mart, they acquired cash orders at different Tallahassee markets and stores in Georgia. Fight was distinguished as either the payer or payee at different areas where the cash requests were gotten the money for.
The LCSO Financial Crimes Unit, in conjunction with other law authorization offices around the nation, and Wal-Mart Global Investigations, is endeavoring “to connection Battle to a substantially bigger across the country plot with a misfortune surpassing a million dollars.”
Fight was first captured in Atlanta by the Augusta Police Department for a comparative case. As indicated by LCSO, the case stays under scrutiny and “criminal allegations against extra suspects are conceivable.”
Fight is being hung on racketeering, illegal tax avoidance, sorted out plan to cheat, great robbery, bank misrepresentation, and false utilization of a Visa charges.