Arrest made in gift card scam, second suspect still at large
Barrie police are looking for this woman, who they say is involved in a gift card scam. (Police handout)
Staff, CTV Barrie
Published Monday, April 28, 2014 12:32PM EDT
Last Updated Friday, May 2, 2014 12:27PM EDT
One of two women police have been looking for about a gift-card scam in Barrie has been arrested.
Police are still looking for a second suspect: a female of Asian decent , 5'2", 120 pounds, with long dark hair.
The two women are accused of using stolen credit cards to buy thousands of dollars in gift cards in April. Police say went to 16 businesses in Barrie over the course of several hours. Each time she bought gift cards and merchandise using information stolen from the victims and replaced on falsified cards.
The 26-year-old woman who was arrested has been charged with 32 criminal offences and is being held for a bail hearing.