Crook targeting Bowling Green businesses with stolen credit cards

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- According to the Bowling Green Police Department, a crook is using stolen credit cards to make large purchases over the phone.

Detectives said a local power equipment store recently fell victim to the scheme.

The individual called the store and purchased thousands of dollars worth of equipment using the stolen cards.

The police department is reminding business owners and employees to verify all payments, especially on those transactions when someone from out of town attempts to make a pricey purchase on the telephone.