CCSO: Credit card fraud ring busted - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Credit card fraud ring busted

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office held a news conference Monday afternoon to detail a four-month investigation into credit card fraud.

The investigation stemmed suspicious activity going back to July 24.

Britney Daughtry, 25, was visiting the jail and regularly getting money out of different inmate accounts, according to the sheriff's office.

Investigators determined five inmates also received  deposits via the Jailatm.com website from credit cards that were reported stolen, according to the sheriff's office.

The accounts created on jailatm.com in question were all set up with fraudulent information using stolen credit cards. From July 9 to July 24, Daughtry fraudulently obtained $18,550, according to the CCSO.

A search of her home and resulted in the seizure of $1,400 in cash, drugs, cell phones and several documents with the victims' names. Seven victims nationwide were located.   

According to the sheriff's office, Kerry Akeem Milledge and another male inmate at Hays State Prison are suspected of organizing and arranging the transactions.

"A corporal observed the constant visitations and the amounts of money and hopefully we can get some people trained in those areas such as visitation where they pick up on these things. we don't want it to happen again, but you have to be aware," said Cpl. Allen O'Berry

Daughtry, Milledge are charged with felonies. Milledge and four other suspects face indictments on felony conspiracy to commit identity fraud.

Copyright 2013 WTOC. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • 'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:05:01 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:24:40 GMT
    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)

    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

    More >>

    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

    More >>
  • Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

    Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:24:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:07:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

    More >>

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

    More >>
  • Health Fair leading up to National HIV Testing Day

    Health Fair leading up to National HIV Testing Day

    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-06-24 23:17:54 GMT

    The Angelic Community and Resource Development Center partnered with local organizations to host a health fair in the Paine College gymnasium on Sunday, June 24th, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

    More >>

    The Angelic Community and Resource Development Center partnered with local organizations to host a health fair in the Paine College gymnasium on Sunday, June 24th, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly