KPD e-News Release: Detectives Attempting to Identify Female Suspect in Cloned Credit Card Case

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Detectives Attempting to Identify Female Suspect in Cloned Credit Card Case
DATE: December 2, 2014
CASE #: 14-021302
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On November 18, 2014 at approximately 12:15 PM a female suspect used a “cloned” credit card to purchase a $45 pre-paid Visa gift card at the Roadrunner Market located at 4222 Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. At the time of the incident the actual legitimate card was still in the possession of the victim. This suspect also used the same “cloned” credit card to purchase over $2,000 in pre-paid Visa gift cards from various Walgreens locations in the Johnson City area. The Johnson City Police Department is conducting a parallel investigation of those offenses.

Photos of the female suspect taken from surveillance video footage have been included in this release. Anyone who recognizes her is asked to contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

http://police.KingsportTN.gov/Citizen_Feedback

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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