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Suspected thieves rack up more than $3,500 in purchases on stolen bank cards

Three people suspected of using stolen bank cards to purchase more than $3,500 worth of items from Target and Best Buy stores are shown in surveillance photos.
Three people suspected of using stolen bank cards to purchase more than $3,500 worth of items from Target and Best Buy stores are shown in surveillance photos. Placer County Sheriff’s Office

Three people suspected of stealing a wallet at an Auburn restaurant are being sought after using stolen bank cards for purchases at area stores.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance photos of a woman and two men in the hope someone will identify them. They are suspected of using the stolen bank cards to make $3,615 worth of purchases at Target and Best Buy stores, according to a Sheriff’s Office Facebook post.

Anyone who recognizes the people in the photos is asked to call detectives at 530-889-7854. Callers wishing to remain anonymous and to be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip leads to an arrest should call Placer County Crime Stoppers at 800-923-8191 or submit a tip online, tips.placercrimestoppers.com.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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