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Updated: Dozens struck by debit, credit card fraud

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Area residents are advised to check their bank statements following a rash of fraud reports involving misuse of credit cards and debit cards.


“We’ve really been getting hit with it today,” Detroit Lakes Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten said Thursday.

The department fielded about a dozen complaints about unauthorized charges on cards, including several made at big box stores in Texas.

As of Friday, the police department had received 35-40 complaints.

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