Debit card fraud reports continue

Team Radio Marketing Group - August 28, 2019 12:31 pm

The Ponca City Police Department continues to receive multiple complaints of fraud from citizens.

The reports are indicating that their debit card had been used without their knowledge or approval. As of Wednesday morning, Ponca City Police have received approximately 52 reports. All of these reports have been assigned to an Investigator and the entire Investigations Division is assisting.

Captain Kevin Jeffries states “We were notified Tuesday morning by the Oklahoma Fusion Center that there have been other agencies in Oklahoma that have had similar reports made in the last week. The Fusion Center is assisting with compiling information on all of these cases from these multiple agencies and has sought assistance from the U.S. Secret Service.

“If you notice an unauthorized charge on your account, please obtain copies of your bank statement showing this charge and contact our officers so we can take a report”.

Anyone wishing to provide an anonymous tip may call Ponca City Area Crime Stoppers at (580) 762-5100. As always, you will remain anonymous, and you may receive a reward of up to $1,000.

The Ponca City Area Crime Stoppers was created in 1984 as a group of volunteer citizens dedicated to involving the public in crime prevention in our community. The program is run strictly on donations. Donations to can be dropped off at the Ponca City Police Department or mailed to 200 East Oklahoma Avenue, Ponca City, OK 74601.


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