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Credit Card Fraud Story Pulled of Site by Police Department; Pictured “Suspects” Threaten Legal Action

A press release published to the Bucks County Crime Watch Page by the Lower Makefield Police Department on Tuesday, was pulled off the site on Wednesday due to murky circumstances.

The release which alleged a trio of suspects used a credit card fraudulently at a Target and Home Depot in New Jersey and a gas station in Penndel Borough, was removed from the site Wednesday by officials. The removal came after  complaints from two of the pictured subjects in the post alleged said did nothing wrong and intend to respond legally.

A spokesperson for the police department said the investigation is “ongoing” and would not say more on the issue. .

Two of the three individuals contacted Lower Bucks Source Wednesday afternoon with their story and allegations of defamation saying they will be taking legal action against the Lower Makefield Police Department.

“What they posted has ruined our lives. My wife lost her job because of this.” said one of the individuals pictured in the press release and LBS story.

“I called them (LMPD) and spoke to a detective explaining they’ve got this all wrong and need to apologize for the mistake. The detective we spoke too was helpful and understood where I was coming from. The post was pulled down a little later, said the one of the three individuals in the release.

“What they posted has ruined our lives. My wife lost her job because of this.” said one of the individuals pictured in the press release and LBS story.

The story which was viewed and shared by thousands is wrong. We did nothing wrong. We didn’t even know the card was stolen, The other person pictured is the cause of this mess.

Lower Bucks Source, in light of the Lower Makefield Township Police Department decision to pull the press release, has done the same with our version of the story until the investigation is concluded. Or a detailed explanation as to what actually occurred with the investigation is released.

The publication asked for the contact information of the attorney who will they say will be representing them. As of publication that has yet to be provided.

Updates to this story when they come in.

 

 

 

 

 

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Credit Card Fraud Story Pulled of Site by Police Department; Pictured “Suspects” Threaten Legal Action

A press release published to the Bucks County Crime Watch Page by the Lower Makefield Police Department on Tuesday, was pulled off the site on Wednesday due to murky circumstances.

The release which alleged a trio of suspects used a credit card fraudulently at a Target and Home Depot in New Jersey and a gas station in Penndel Borough, was removed from the site Wednesday by officials. The removal came after  complaints from two of the pictured subjects in the post alleged said did nothing wrong and intend to respond legally.

A spokesperson for the police department said the investigation is “ongoing” and would not say more on the issue. .

Two of the three individuals contacted Lower Bucks Source Wednesday afternoon with their story and allegations of defamation saying they will be taking legal action against the Lower Makefield Police Department.

“What they posted has ruined our lives. My wife lost her job because of this.” said one of the individuals pictured in the press release and LBS story.

“I called them (LMPD) and spoke to a detective explaining they’ve got this all wrong and need to apologize for the mistake. The detective we spoke too was helpful and understood where I was coming from. The post was pulled down a little later, said the one of the three individuals in the release.

“What they posted has ruined our lives. My wife lost her job because of this.” said one of the individuals pictured in the press release and LBS story.

The story which was viewed and shared by thousands is wrong. We did nothing wrong. We didn’t even know the card was stolen, The other person pictured is the cause of this mess.

Lower Bucks Source, in light of the Lower Makefield Township Police Department decision to pull the press release, has done the same with our version of the story until the investigation is concluded. Or a detailed explanation as to what actually occurred with the investigation is released.

The publication asked for the contact information of the attorney who will they say will be representing them. As of publication that has yet to be provided.

Updates to this story when they come in.

 

 

 

 

 

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