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Fraudulent Credit Card Group Charged

A large group of people using stolen credit cards to buy and re-sell fuel have been arrested and charged. Peterborough County OPP began an investigation the group since late May after getting a call about some suspicious fuel transactions. Police discovered that a least nine different people were using stolen credit cards to buy fuel that was later re-sold at three other gas stations in Bewdley, Caledon and Vaughan. The accused are currently facing charges of: Fraud over $5000, Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence, Illegal possession of a Credit Card, Possession of Credit Card Data, Trafficking in Credit Card Data, Possession of Property obtained by Crime over $5000, Identity Theft, and Participation in a Criminal Organization. The investigation is ongoing and police are asking for the public’s assistance. Anyone with information is being asked to call the Peterborough County OPP or Crime Stoppers.

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