Crime Report: Resident Reports $2,500 in Fraudulent Charges
At 9:53 am, an officer observed a four door passenger vehicle traveling westbound in the 4200 block of Bissonnet with an expired inspection certificate. A traffic stop was conducted in the 4400 block of Bissonnet and after further investigation, the driver was arrested for the offense of driving while license invalid and an expired operator’s license.
An officer was dispatched to the WUPD lobby concerning an incident of fraud that had already occurred. Upon arrival the officer met with the reportee who advised that an unknown person utilized his personal identifying information without his permission and opened several accounts with retail stores and then charged approximately $2500.00. The officer obtained the available information to complete the report and provided the reportee with the incident number assigned to the case.