GA: Arrest made in ID theft case

The Flowery Branch Police Department is investigating an identity theft case that may stretch across the South and involve an estimated $100,000 in fraudulent credit card use.


Officers ended up charging Lecresha S. Dudley, 27, of Oakland, Calif., with one count of transaction card fraud, one count of forgery of a transaction card, two counts of identity fraud, two counts of first-degree forgery and 13 counts of transaction card theft. Dudley also has outstanding warrants on similar charges in Tarrant County, Texas, and Miami-Dade County, Fla., said Flowery Branch police Lt. David Spillers.


In addition to the debit card found in her possession at the time of the of her arrest, a search of Dudley’s belongings revealed 12 additional credit or debit cards not in her name, Spiller said.

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