Crime Report: $10K in Cash Cards Allegedly Stolen from Dearborn Resident

The following information was supplied by the Dearborn Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

A total of $10,000 in American Express Cash Cards was stolen from a Dearborn resident within the past week, according to Dearborn police reports.

A resident of Lyons Court called police on the afternoon of Sept. 22 after the four cash cards, which had been ordered the previous Thursday, never showed up at her home.

The resident explained that she ordered the cards online from American Express on Thursday, and requested overnight delivery. When the cards did not arrive, she called American Express on Saturday and was told that the cards were delivered at 9:55 a.m. Friday via UPS and someone signed for them using her last name.

The resident informed American Express that she and her daughter were home at that time, and that no one knocked or rang the doorbell.

She then spoke with American Express and was informed that two were totally spent at a Best Buy in Taylor, $453.75 was also spent there, and another $61.27 was spent at aBig Boy in Lincoln Park.

American Express and UPS both said they would conduct internal investigations on the matter.

For questions on this crime report, email dearborn@patch.com.


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