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McDonald's Employees Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Customers' Credit Card Info
Updated January 18, 2016 6:18 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(WEST LAFAYETTE) - A West Lafayette McDonald's employee has been arrested after detectives believe she used a skimming device to steal credit card information from customers at the drive-thru window.

According to WLFI, it happened at the West Lafayette McDonald's on Sagamore Parkway, near Salisbury Street. The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office has six reports of stolen credit card information. Purdue and West Lafayette police also had one incident each.

24-year-old Mekeisha Roberts and 22-year-old Damien Smith were arrested today on preliminary charges of fraud and theft.

Detectives say Roberts worked the drive-thru window, then used a skimming device to steal credit card information. She then used the information at other retailers.

Police ask that anyone who used a credit card at the drive-thru of this McDonald's to check their account for unusual activity. If you see anything suspicious, call your local police department.



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