147 Fraudulent debit, credit cards seized; 2 people arrested

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

BLYTHE, Calif. -- Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two people after seizing 147 fraudulent debit and pre-paid credit cards on Monday.

Blythe Station agents discovered the cards while performing a vehicle stop.

Officials said the card numbers and names were scratched off, and the names of the driver and passenger were stamped on the cards.

An officer with the Blythe Police Department responded to the scene and cited both suspects with felony possession of fraudulent credit cards and money laundering.

The Blythe Police Department took custody of the fraudulent cards. Both suspects were processed at Blythe Station and placed in removal proceedings.