Freeport, Illinois — May 5, 2017 — The Freeport Police are looking for two suspects believed to be using cloned debit/credit cards to make multiple purchases at a Freeport gas station. On 5-2-17 at approximately 4:40 pm, two unknown Black males are believed to have used cloned cards to make fraudulent purchases totaling $1,215,64.
Freeport Police state that besides a few snacks, these males also purchased 16 cartons of cigarettes, using 4 different bank accounts. Freeport Police are looking to identify the two males involved in this investigation, shown below.
At the time of this offense, the suspects were using a blue 2007 Pontiac Torrent that is equipped with aftermarket tires & rims. The Pontiac is believed to have Illinois registration plates “Q255108”.
Anyone who can identify these subjects should contact Lieutenant Schroeder at 815.599.5843, or Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815.235.7867 (STOP).
Callers to Stephenson County Crime Stop remain anonymous and may be eligible for cash rewards for information that leads to an arrest.
(All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.)