Police need help locating suspects in ID theft spree
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:04:52 GMT —
Police officials are looking for help from the public to help stop an identity theft crime spree.
The Oakland County Sheriff's Office and the Farmington Hills Public Safety Department believe that two people are responsible for at least 23 indentity thefts that took place in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.
Police say that the pair used the stolen information to get store credit cards and then make large purchases. They might also be using a fake Michigan drivers license.
Losses are now over $11,500.
Flint and Saginaw are among the Michigan cities where police say the purchases were made.
Stores that were hit include Best Buy, Home Depot, Macy's, Sears, Dick's Sporting Goods, Kohl's, TJ Maxx, and Victoria Secret.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. A reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest is being offered.