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La Porte Police investigating credit card fraud

The La Porte Police Department is investigating the purchase of over $3,000 in prepaid gift cards at Walmart on Boyd Boulevard through the fraudulent use of credit cards.

According to police, the store received phone calls from victims who said their credit card accounts had fraudulent charges made at the store.

Store officials told police the fraudulent activity happened over the course of three days - January 13, January 21, and January 23.

Surveillance video showed two black females purchasing the prepaid MasterCard and Visa gift cards using the self-checkout lane.

On January 13, ten prepaid cards were purchased for a total of $590.90. On January 21, 13 prepaid cards were purchased for a total of #1,370.72. On January 23, 16 prepaid cards were purchased for a total of $976.90.

If you have any information in this case, contact the La Porte Police Department.

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