Rash of attempted credit card thefts due to possible hacker going unreported to law enforcement | #Louisiana

Samantha Morgan
New Media Manager

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Over the past week, banks and credit card companies have made calls to dozens, if not hundreds, of Baton Rouge residents.

“Someone tried to spend almost $700 at a Wal-Mart in Massachusetts,” one victim told NBC33 News. “Chase stopped it before it could go through.”

Although most have of the victims were notified before the charges were possessed, some have not been so lucky and are out between $500 to $1,000.

“We have some victims who have reported the thefts,” stated Cpt. Lee Rice, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Division, said. “We are working on a lead at a local business right now.”

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