Officials: Man Spent $374K Using Stolen Credit Cards He Bought From Fort Worth Mail Carrier

FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities say a man bought Fort Worth residents’ credit cards from a mail carrier and used those cards to make fraudulent purchases worth about $374,000, according to criminal complaint.

Authorities say Loragecar Figaro conspired with another person to possess stolen mail, which he is said to have bought from a United States Postal worker.

The entire incident started in December 2018, according to authorities, when Chase Bank flagged numerous cases of fraud relating to credit cards that were mailed in the 76133 zip code of Fort Worth. Authorities say the cards were stolen from the mail and used to make the fraudulent purchases.

The U.S. postal inspector in charge of the case said they were soon able to identify the mail carrier assigned to the questioned route.

The carrier told the inspector that he had met a man known as “Figero”…

Original published: 2019-04-18 15:46:51 Read the full Dallas News here

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