Three Indicted On Baton Rouge Credit Card Theft Scheme

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Three people are being federally charged in connection to a scam involving the theft of credit cards around the Baton Rouge area.

Kiarra Yates, Ed Lee, and Christopher Payne were formally indicted yesterday with one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud and one count of access device fraud, respectively.

Yates, Lee, and Payne are accused of using the stolen credit cards to purchase $80,000 in gift cards at multiple Walmart and Walgreens locations back in August of 2018.

All three are being held in jail until their primary court hearings.

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