2 nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Associated Press
ADDS RECENT DEVELOPMENT -McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez points at dozens of fraudulent credit cards that were confiscated by McAllen police after arresting a man and a woman on fraud charges tied to the December Target credit card breach, Monday Jan. 20, 2014 at the McAllen Police Department in McAllen, Texas. Rodriguez said Mary Carmen Garcia, 27, and Daniel Guardiola Dominguez, 28, both of Monterrey, Mexico, were arrested Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 after arriving at the border with 96 fraudulent credit cards. Rodriguez said Monday Jan. 20, 2014, that two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise. But a federal official said later there currently was no connection between the arrests and the retailer's credit card data theft. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Gabe Hernandez) MAGS OUT; TV OUT

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A South Texas police chief said Monday that two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise. But a federal official said later there currently was no connection between the arrests and the retailer's credit card data theft. (AP)

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