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Glendale police recover 50 counterfeit credit cards, $10K in fraudulent purchases

Glendale police recover 50 counterfeit credit cards, $10K in fraudulent purchases
Three people — Russ Bienaime, Ashley Conner and Raquell Jackson — were arrested after Glendale police found 50 re-encoded credit cards and $10,000 worth of fraudulent purchases in their car, officials said. (Courtesy of the Glendale Police Department)

Police recovered $10,000 worth of fraudulent purchases and 50 counterfeit credit cards after a Florida woman used one of them to try to spend $2,079 at Victoria's Secret in the Glendale Galleria, officials said.

Officers responded and followed Raquell Jackson, 25, to her car, where they reportedly found the re-encoded credit cards and illegally purchased items, which included clothing, two PlayStation consoles and two iPhones, said Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot.

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Jackson was arrested on suspicion of fraudulent possession of credit cards, burglary, grand theft and identity theft.

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Police also arrested two other people in the car — Russ Bienaime, 22, and Ashley Conner, 19 — on suspicion of fraudulent possession of credit cards.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Alene Tchekmedyian, alene.tchekmedyian@latimes.com

Twitter: @atchek

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