Chicago area cops arrest 12 in credit card fraud scheme
Chicago-area police yesterday arrested 12 owners, managers and employees at seven nationally franchised motels on charges of stealing credit card numbers from registered guests.
The arrests follow a four-month-long undercover operation named "Operation Sleep Over" and netted more than 150 card numbers stolen from guests in seven Joliet-area motels in Illinois. The affected motels included two Holiday Inns, three Super 8 Motels and one Ramada Motel.
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