MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Three people are behind bars after police say they used stolen credit cards to order firearms online.
According to police, on July 29, a man reported that someone had used his credit card to purchase five firearms online. The victim was charged $2,597. Another victim also told police that someone used his credit card to buy a gun online. She was billed $2,066.
Weapons were to be picked up from Wilco Tactical in Arlington.
Police said Keveon Ware and Trya Hall, and Taraje Dorsey arrived at the store on Monday to retrieve the guns before officers took them into custody.
According to the affidavit, Dorsey told police he bought the guns online with credit card numbers he found in a purse and asked Hall to go to the store. guns to make the purchase as he was not 21 and could not buy the guns.
Police say Hall said she asked Ware to go to the store with her while she completed the transaction.
The three suspects have been charged with unlawful use of a credit and debit card between $1,000 and $2,500 and felony attempted theft of property between $1,000 and $2,500.
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