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Deputies trying to ID fraud suspect

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LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Lincoln County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who used an fraudulent credit card embedded with a valid credit card number.

The victim reported the incident to detectives on March 13. Someone had used a credit card with the victim's account number at the Dollar General on Gastonia Highway in Lincolnton on March 8.

The man purchased three gift cards and two phone cards totaling $1,420. The card had also been used in Mecklenburg County, the report states.

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male, in his late 20's or early 30's, 5'10", weighing approximately 165 pounds.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 704-736-8856 or call Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.  If your Crime Stopper's tip leads to an arrest you could receive a reward of up to $1,000 and you don't have to give your name.

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