The following news release has been furnished by Towns County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
On August 3, 2013, a Financial Transaction Card Fraud case was reported to Towns County Sheriff’s Office.
The incident involved the use of an alleged stolen credit card which a suspect had used and attempted to use in Towns County and in Warne, Marble and Robbinsville, North Carolina.
Investigators with Towns County Sheriff’s Office were able to identify a suspect from video footage obtained from one of the convenience stores.
Shylan Allen Luther, 31, of Hayesville, North Carolina was charged with Financial Transaction Card Fraud.
The investigation is continuing and additional arrests may be forthcoming.
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