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Man Caught with 16 Phony Credit Cards, Police Say

During a search, Woodstock investigators say they found computer equipment used in the production of credit cards.

arrested a Sandy Springs man with 16 fraudulent credit cards on him at the Woodstock Monday.

Ben Achampong, 30, was attempting to make a purchase at BJ’s with one credit card at approximately 2:25 p.m. when police officials found the remaining cards in his possession, said Brittany Duncan, a spokeswoman for the Woodstock Police Department.

Achampong not only had credit cards of victims from Michigan, Colorado, Texas and Georgia, but also had computer equipment used to produce credit cards, Duncan said. Woodstock police investigators, Sandy Springs investigators and a federal agent found the equipment, additional fraudulent credit cards and sales receipts during a search of Achampong’s home.

The fraudulent credit cards were used in Roswell, Sandy Springs, East Point and the to purchase Nordstrom gift cards. 

Achampong is charged with financial transaction card fraud, financial transaction card forgery and 14 counts of identity theft. He is being held without bond at the .

kuma December 01, 2011 at 05:31 PM
This kid would never learn his lesson. Sad!! http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/DA/NewsReleases/2009/060309achampong.html
Akwasi Boadi Asamoah October 28, 2012 at 06:27 PM
princessboadi@gmail.com This Man is a Criminal
abnerrichards December 05, 2012 at 11:55 AM
There must be some high security system, so that when thieves stole the credit card and when they start using them, at that moment credit card companies and police can trace them, however credit card users can block their card immediately when they lose their cards. www.cash-in-1-hour.com.au

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