Debit Card Fraud

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Debit Card Fraud

Boyden, IA (KICD) — A Hull teen receives ten charges in a credit card fraud case.

On Wednesday, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of fraud that occurred on an online shopping website.

Upon further investigation it was discovered that several transactions occurred on Amazon.com where a debit card belonging to someone else, was used to make online purchases without the victim’s knowledge. It was determined that the debit card belongs to a juvenile who resides in Boyden.

As a result of the investigation, a 17 year old female juvenile from Hull was cited into Juvenile Court for 3rd degree theft and nine counts of credit card fraud.

The sheriff’s office School Resource Officer (SRO) assisted in the investigation.