(Forestville, MD) — Maryland State Police have charged a Prince George’s County teenager with using a stolen debit card number to buy items ranging from wigs to a night on the town. So far, the investigation has turned up dozens of credit cards and a computer with a magnetic reader and writer in the Bladensburg home of 19-year-old Rasheed Adedokun. The investigation began in May after a woman reported that her credit card had been cancelled due to a large number of unusual transactions and troopers identified a suspect through witnesses and video. A search warrant led to the discovery of the computer, more than 80 credit cards and electronic files with possible victims’ names and social security numbers. Troopers also recovered flat-screen televisions, a DVD player and a Honda lawn mower that may have been purchased with the bogus cards. Right now, Adedokun is charged with five counts of unlawful use of a payment device number and one count of theft. He is being held on $250,000 bond.
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