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Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are currently conducting a Credit Card Fraud investigation and are asking for the public’s help. 

A Polk County resident was the recent victim of a credit card skimming.  How the victim’s information was obtained is still under investigation. 

Shortly after 6:30 pm, on Thursday, May 1, 2014, the victim’s card information was used to make a purchase at a Bed Bath and Beyond store located at 1400 Glades Road, Boca Raton. 

Store surveillance capture the image of a white female subject described as having light brown hair pulled away from her face, and wearing dark colored clothing.  

 Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Henry Arlt at 863.292.3351, or 863.298.6200.


Anyone with information who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP addresses. Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

Media Contact:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 5/30/2014