Cary PD need help finding 3 women accused of credit card fraud
by WNCN Staff
CARY, N.C. -
Cary police need help to identify three woman believed to be responsible for a series of vehicle break-ins and credit card fraud.
On March 19, Cary police responded to reports of two vehicle break-ins at 1413 Hampton Valley Road. Police said credit cards stolen from those vehicles were then used at Cary Towne Center Mall a few hours later.
Police describe the suspects as heavy-set African-American women between 20-40 years old. Two of the three suspects have short dark hair. Cameras at each crime scene captured footage of the suspects driving in a silver minivan.
Anyone with information is asked to call Cary police at (919) 469-4012 or Cary Crime Stoppers at (919) 460-4636.
These types of crimes can be avoided by following the below tips:
Protecting Your Car
• Avoid leaving valuables in plain view, including loose change and cash.
• Always roll up the windows and lock the car.
• Immediately call 911 if confronted and provide a detailed description of the suspect.
• Remember to take quick actions in notifying police to help increase the chances of apprehending the suspect and preventing future incidents.
Protecting Your Credit
• Sign your cards as soon as they arrive.
• Keep a record of your account numbers, expiration dates, and the phone number and address of each company in a secure place.
• Report any questionable charges promptly to the card issuer.
• Do not leave cards or receipts lying around.
• If you realize a credit card has been been stolen, immediately call the issuer(s).