6 Illinois Scammers Arrested in Casper

4/03/17
Submitted By Sefenech Henok

6 ILLINOIS RESIDENTS WERE ARRESTED IN CASPER FRIDAY AFTER THEY ALLEGEDLY ATTEMPTED CREDIT CARD FRAUD AT NUMEROUS BANKS ACROSS CASPER. LOCAL BANKS TIPPED EACH OTHER OFF REGARDING THE "SUSPICIOUS" ATTEMPTS OF CASH ADVANCES WHICH WERE ALL DECLINED. CASPER POLICE RESPONDED AND ATTEMPTED TO PULL THE SUSPECTS OVER BUT THEY TOOK OFF FOR THE FREEWAY. WHP THEN FOLLOWED THEM TO LUSK WHERE THEY WERE APPREHENDED. THE 6 SUSPECTS ARE FACING CHARGES RANGING FROM CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT CREDIT CARD FRAUD, POSSESSION OF A FORGERY DEVICE AND UNLAWFUL USE OF A CREDIT CARD. THE INCIDENT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION.