N.C. pair charged after fake credit cards, financial fraud equipment found in Florence County

N.C. pair charged after fake credit cards, financial fraud equipment found in Florence County
Deputies said they found fake credit cards and other equipment during a traffic stop in Florence County on Sunday. (Source: Florence County Sheriff's Office)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Deputies said they seized fake credit cards and other forgery equipment during a traffic stop in Florence County over the weekend.

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office said the arrests came after a traffic stop for a moving violation on Interstate 95 on Sunday.

Deputies said they found Justin Davis and Sumiriya Morton, both of Wilson, North Carolina, in possession of multiple fraudulent credit cards, a credit card skimming device and a computer containing software to commit financial card fraud.

Justin Davis, left, Sumiriya Morton, right
Justin Davis, left, Sumiriya Morton, right (Source: FCDC)

Authorities also said Morton was in possession of a controlled substance believed to be Ecstacy.

Davis and Morton were each charged with financial transaction card forgery and criminal possession of a financial transaction card device. Morton was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Jail records show Morton was released on her own recognizance on Monday, while Davis remains at the Florence County Detention Center on a $5,000 bond.

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