Town and Country police are receiving theft reports and they're warning residents to contact their banks if they find their credit and debit card accounts have been compromised.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Town and Country police sent out an email alert Tuesday stating they have received a number of complaints regarding identity theft related to the Schnucks network intrusion. As previously reported by Patch, residents throughout the St. Louis area have been finding fraudulent charges on their debit and credit cards after shopping at Schnucks. The charges are coming from around the country. Town and Country police are advising residents to contact their banks immediately with any issues regarding the incidents. "If you have shopped at Schnucks and used a debit or credit card, please contact the …
Two people were arrested as they packed up furniture they'd just fraudulently purchased, police said.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Jan. 21: 14200 block Manchester Road Fraud: Two people were arrested as they were packing up furniture police said they purchased by making a fraudulent charge. Jan. 20: 1700 block Woodmore Oaks Drive Fraud use of credit/debit device: Police said a woman fell victim to an internet scam. She reportedly called police to report she'd found fraudulent charges on her debit card. Jan. 19: 100 block Enchanted Parkway Found Property: A wallet was returned to its rightful owner after it was found by a resident who turned it in to police…
More than 7,100 members switched to Missouri credit unions in the past six weeks. Local credit unions said the increase was evident.
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Bank Transfer Day had a big payoff for area credit unions like Electro Savings, Gateway Metro, American Eagle and First Community, all located in Town and Country and Manchester. Since the effort began six weeks ago, the 131 credit unions in Missouri added 7,100 new members, who transferred $49 million into the credit unions, said Missouri Credit Union Association President and CEO Mike Beall. Bank Transfer Day was Saturday. “In just a couple of weeks, that’s a half percent growth in number of members and total assets,” Beall said. “That’s pretty significant growth in just a six-week period.” In the St. Louis area, Jim Cochran, vice president of retail sales for Vantage Credit Union, said the establishment saw increases throughout the six …