WI: Fabric store customers warned of debit card fraud

Liz Welter reports:

Officials are alerting residents that debit/credit cards used at two central Wisconsin fabric stores during late August and early September might have been compromised.

During the weekend, numerous complaints came into law enforcement agencies in Wood and Portage counties reporting fraudulent activity on debit cards that appear to be automated teller machine transfers taking place in the Milwaukee area, Wood County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Sgt. Dean Berres said.

So far, the common denominator in all the incidents is that the cards were used at card scanners at Hancock Fabrics in Marshfield and Stevens Point during late August or early September, Berres said.

Read more in the Wausau Daily Herald.

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