Tempe PD to release details of huge fraud scheme

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Tempe police on Tuesday morning are expected to release more information regarding the biggest fraud scheme in the city's history.

Officers have arrested more than 100 people after an 18-month investigation uncovered five check-fraud mills and crimes totaling more than $240,000.

A police spokesman said many of the suspects are related and recruited other family members to participate in the operation that also included credit card fraud.

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