Credit card thieves rack up hundreds in fraudulent charges

Credit card thieves rack up hundreds in charges. (Sammy Shaktah/News 10)

Jackson County Sheriff's Office deputies are asking for the public's help to find the suspects who used a stolen credit card to purchase merchandise at local businesses.

It all happened the credit cards were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 100-block of Neil Creek Road in Ashland.

The theft is said to have taken place between the evening of August 14th and early morning of August 15th.

The suspects are said to have gone to a Chevron gas station on Main Street in Phoenix, and then to Fred Meyer on Center Drive in Medford.

Sgt. Julie Denney of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said it's good the victim was paying attention to their transaction history.

"Thieves were able to make charges of about two hundred and fifty dollars, but luckily the victim noticed the charges right away because she was paying attention to her bank activity and she was able to cancel the card before they racked up many more charges," Denney said.

The suspects are described as a white man, and white woman, possibly in their late twenties or early thirties.

Furthermore, the man is described to have shaggy hair and sideburns, and the woman is described to have light brown or blonde hair which is shaved in the back.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the case still remains under investigation.

The case number is 09- 17-19.

Depending on the case and information given, Rogue Credit Union will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and filing of charges.

And as always, you can remain anonymous.

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