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Detectives Seek Victims of Credit Card Fraud

Post Date:03/24/2020 11:28 AM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE                       Contact:  Sgt. J. Glass, Public Information Officer

Date: March 24, 2020                         Phone: (910) 433-1487

Detectives Seek Victims of Credit Card Fraud


(Fayetteville, NC) – In late February, the Central District Property and Fraud Unit received a Crimestoppers tip alleging that an employee of the Taco Bell at 1925 Skibo Road, was taking photographs of customer credit cards at the drive-thru window.  An investigation was initiated with the full cooperation from the Taco Bell management.


DeMarcus Williams


After the application and execution of multiple search warrants, DeMarcus Antwoan Williams has been charged with 54 counts of Financial Card Theft.  Additional charges, including Identity Theft, Financial Card Theft, and Financial Card Fraud, are expected as detectives continue to make contact with victims and receive results of other search warrants from financial institutions. 

If you have information related to this investigation, or believe you may be a victim of this crime during the months of January or February, please contact Detective J. Casady at (910) 433-2319, Sergeant C. Cochran (910) 433-1007, or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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