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Police: Scam caller used victim's info to create fake credit card, stole over $700

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Posted at 9:50 AM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 09:50:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect accused of creating a fake credit card to steal over $700 from a victim's bank account.

Police say the fraud happened on Aug. 10 at the Envision Credit Union at 440 North Monroe Street.

They say the suspect called the victim, claiming to be the credit union, and was able to get enough information to create a fraudulent credit card. He then went to the ATM and withdrew over $700 from the victim's account.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Investigator Alwine at 850-891-4577.

TPD is reminding you to never provide your personal information over the phone unless you know for sure you are speaking to a legitimate person or company.