Man arrested on identity card fraud – LaGrange Daily News
Officers from the LaGrange Police Department arrested a man on Friday for using multiple stolen credit card numbers at the Great Wolf Lodge.
Officers arrested Caliph Spaulding, 24, of Stone Mountain, Ga., On eight counts of identity theft and eight counts of fraudulent card transactions, according to an LPD press release.
At around 12:17 p.m. on Friday August 20, LPD officers responded to 150 Tom Hall Parkway, Great Wolf Lodge, with reference to a man using stolen credit card numbers.
The Criminal Investigation Section was notified and began an investigation into the incident.
It was determined that Spaulding allegedly seized illegally obtained credit card numbers that he had stored on his cellular device to make purchases on the spot.
During the investigation, it was determined that the eight different credit card numbers
Spaulding used had been reported stolen or had been fraudulently used by the cardholder.
Spaulding also had a credit card reader / encoder in its possession, the statement said. The investigation is still ongoing, but at the time of the press release it was not believed that Spaulding had obtained the credit card numbers of the guests at the Great Wolf Lodge. At the time of his arrest, Caliph Spaulding was not on probation / parole or bail. If anyone has any information on this incident, please contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.