CLAYTON, N.C. (AP) — A worker at a North Carolina animal hospital is accused by authorities of using the credit cards of pet owners to spend thousands of dollars online.
A news release from Clayton police says 30-year-old Jennifer Nicole Meadows is charged with 15 counts of obtaining property by false pretense and identity theft after she used credit cards from at least 15 different people.
Investigators say she made more than 200 fraudulent online credit card purchases worth $11,760 over nearly a month. According to police, the purchases were made on Amazon.com and included Coach purses and a Star Wars Chewbacca figure.
Police arrested Meadows at her home Tuesday. She’s being held in the Johnston County jail under a $350,000 bond. Online records didn’t say whether she has an attorney.
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