Four 17-year-olds Charged with Financial Card Fraud

Clinton Public Safety yesterday arrested four 17-year-olds for allegedly using a stolen financial transaction card earlier this month.

Charged with Fraudulently Using a Debit/Credit Card were Precious Keyounda Simmons of 201 Elizabeth Street, Clinton, Marika Annetta Boyd of 590 Phillips Street, Clinton, Alexus Sante Copeland of 3964 Springdale Drive, Clinton and Eboni N Rice of 78 Vern Cora Road, Laurens. Lt. Chris Moore states in warrants that these defendants took part in fraudulently using a stolen debit/credit card without the victim’s permission to purchase food valued at $12.61 at McDonald’s on Highway 56 North. In addition,

Eboni Rice was charged with a second offense, accused of using the stolen card to purchase $29 in gasoline from Zee’s Food Store on West Main, also on May 9th. Simmons, Boyd and Copeland were released on $1,000 personal recognizance bonds. Eboni Rice was released on bonds totaling $2,000.