Pike County Sheriff’s Office investigates “statewide” credit card fraud case

STAFF REPORT ::: The Pike County Sheriff’s Office has made multiple arrests in connection to what investigators describe as a statewide credit card fraud ring. Officials say stolen credit card numbers were used to make several purchases for merchandise totaling $10,378 Ace Hardware. They allege what appeared to be legitimate purchases of items including zero […]

Griffin PD issues fraud alert

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department is alerting businesses to a possible scam in the city affecting local hardware establishments. Officials say the GPD has received a report of a small sized U-Haul truck being used in connection with a scam involving stolen credit card information. This is also related to another incident reported […]

Police seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a person of interest in an investigation into a series of fraudulent checks being passed in the eastern and southern metro Atlanta area. These photographs are of a white male subject who may have information on a series of checks that were cashed […]