Several Walmarts around the Gastonia area have been getting hit with a city-wide fraud ring involving multiple conspirators.
Gastonia police have commented that people are going into Walmart stores and purchases items with counterfeit checks, then returning the items at other Walmart stores for cash.
Police are now requesting help from the public’s help in identifying the people. They released these photos of who they believe to be the ring-leaders;
3 vehicles are also believed to be involved in the fraud ring, including a dark colored Dodge Ram, a red Chrysler 300 and a silver Nissan Quest.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 704-866-6970 or Gaston County Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000 – a reward is possible.