Three arrested with 43 suspected cloned credit cards in Ark.

Cloning credit cards arrest in Benton

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Three people out of Texas are facing more than 40 felony charges each after 43 suspected cloned credit cards were found in their possession while they were in Arkansas.

The suspects reportedly attempted to fraudulently load gift cards at a Walmart store in Malvern and after they left, the Malvern employees contacted employees at the Benton Walmart about the suspects.

At approximately 1:43 p.m. on Tuesday, Benton Walmart loss prevention team members contacted officers about the suspects who left the store, got into a vehicle and drove toward Interstate 30.

Officers located the suspects on I-30 and conducted a traffic stop. During a search of the vehicle, officers located 43 suspected cloned credit cards. The suspects were taken into custody.

Quentin McFail, 29, of Dallas, Texas was charged with 43 counts of 2nd degree forgery, criminal use of property or laundering criminal proceeds and theft of property.

25-year-old Shatonna Johnson and 25-year-old Chasity Jefferson, both of Fort Worth, Texas were charged with 42 counts of 2nd degree forgery, criminal use of property or laundering criminal proceeds and theft of property.

All three suspects are expected to face additional charges from the Malvern Police Department. This is an ongoing investigation and more charges are possible from the Benton Police Department and/or other law enforcement agencies.

If you have any information about the suspects or the incident, you are asked to contact police.

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more details as they become available. 

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