Thieves charge $100 at McDonald's on stolen cards

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 11:54 PM
Last updated Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:05 AM
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Thieves used an Evans woman’s stolen credit cards to buy more than $100 worth of food at McDonald’s, on the way to spending more than $2,500 at Dillard’s, Macy’s and other stores, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report.

The woman told deputies Tuesday that someone took three credit cards from her purse on June 20 after she left her home and went to Hobby Lobby and her bank.

She said she reported the theft at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and had since discovered how the cards had been used.

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seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/27/12 - 06:42 am
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Cameras please.....surely

Cameras please.....surely they are on one somewhere.

Iwannakno
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Iwannakno 06/27/12 - 07:05 am
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ID!
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If you use your card for anything other than a debit card ID should be requested. Banks should put out the following notice to stores. If a stolen credit card is used in your place of business and no ID was asked for we will not re-imburse any money your store lost. I always say thank you to stores that ask for my ID and also always take a sharpie and put SEE ID in the signature spot.

raul
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raul 06/27/12 - 07:26 am
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Sales associates should check

Sales associates should check i.d. I bet not 1 in 20 stores check and i.d. when paying by credit card.

David Parker
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David Parker 06/27/12 - 07:36 am
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Wifey said she's writing

Wifey said she's writing "Check for ID" on the back of her card. It really isn't a big safeguard b/c alot of the time, you just swipe and put the card back in your pocket. Stores just need to be responsible for accepting a fraudulent payment and that's that.

rocketserve
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rocketserve 06/27/12 - 08:09 am
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First sign...
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The first sign of something fishy should have been the simple fact that someone was charging $100 worth of food at McDonalds!!! Sounds like an inside job to me, at least at the McDonalds. The other stores sound pretty random but $100 of McDonalds food???

allhans
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allhans 06/27/12 - 08:32 am
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Having a pottee, huh?

Having a pottee, huh?

happychimer
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happychimer 06/27/12 - 08:48 am
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I use my Visa checkcard as

I use my Visa checkcard as credit 99% of the time. I say credit and slide the card. same as writing a check.The cashier does not know if it is a credit card or a check card.Best Buy asks for ID and the card.

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