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New Lenox Cops Report Credit Card Fraud

Someone used a New Lenox woman's credit card without her permission.

Credit: Getty
Credit: Getty
A New Lenox woman alerted the police to someone using her credit card without permission.

The woman went to the police station to report the credit card caper shortly after 5 p.m. Monday.

An officer was "dispatched to the station reference a complaint of credit card fraud," police said. "The complainant advised that an unknown subject used her credit card to make unauthorized purchases."

The matter was handed off to the New Lenox Police Department's investigations division.

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Erin Raatjes April 15, 2014 at 09:28 AM
1. Reporting this to the police? Why not report it to your credit card company - let them deal with it. 2. Why is the Patch reporting this?! News?
Gary P April 15, 2014 at 10:32 AM
Hey Erin-We aren't suppose to report theft any more?
Olga Fokyerself April 15, 2014 at 11:27 AM
why bother reporting it to the police Will county state's attorney will not prosecute.....
Eric W. April 15, 2014 at 04:35 PM
Credit card companies require you to file a police report.
Erin Raatjes April 15, 2014 at 04:51 PM
Eric - that is just not true. I have had plenty of fraud on multiple accounts - personal and corporate. Never has a police report been requested.

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