FBI warns of fraud scheme targeting South Carolina businesses
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCBD)- The FBI Charlotte Division has issued a warning about a fraud scheme targeting businesses in eight states, including South Carolina.
According to officials, scammers use stolen credit card numbers to make large purchases from businesses over the phone. Once the purchase is made, drivers pick up the items and take them to other states for resale.
The businesses reportedly learn days later that the purchases are fraudulent.