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Mesa PD: 5-year-old among victims in cloned credit card bust

Mesa PD: 5-year-old among victims in cloned credit card bust
Posted at 1:28 PM, Nov 01, 2017

Mesa police say they located 25 cloned credit cards during a traffic stop, and one of the identity theft victims is a five-year-old child.

Mesa police report that on October 25 they arrested 45-year-old Jason Phillip Fenty after they reportedly found at least 25 cloned credit cards in his car. Police say the traffic stop began with a K-9 officer locating drugs in the car near Country Club Drive and Southern Avenue.

During a further check of the car police reportedly found at least 25 cloned credit cards, fake state identification cards and the equipment needed to make them.

So far police have tracked down eight victims including a five-year-old child from Tempe, a stolen military ID also reported in Tempe, and forged checks from a flower shop in Duluth Georgia.

Police arrested Fenty for forgery, aggravated identity theft, and credit card theft.