Landfill workers arrested for alleged credit card fraud

PITT COUNTY - Deputies arrested two landfill workers, for allegedly using a county-issued credit card to buy personal gasoline.

James Carter and Garrett Taylor were taken into custody on Thursday. Both suspects worked at the Pitt County Waste Department.

According to investigators, Carter and Taylor used the county-issued credit card to purchase gasoline for themselves on Sept. 29th. There may be other cases of fraud and the investigation is ongoing.

The suspects were each charged with obtaining property by false pretense and financial transaction card fraud. They were released on $5,000 bonds.

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