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Racine Popeyes employee accused of stealing, using customer's credit card left in drive-thru

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Popeyes employee in Racine is facing charges after police say she stole a customer's credit card and used it at various stores.

Angenette Jones, 45, is facing charges of Theft by Acquisition of a Credit Card, Felony Personal ID Theft, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card.  

According to the criminal complaint, a victim called the police to say that he mistakenly left his credit card at a Popeye's restaurant in Racine on September 16, 2017, and received a fraud alert from Chase Bank shortly after.

The victim's credit card was used to make a $53 purchase at Speedway on September 17. Surveillance video showed a woman dressed in a Popeye's uniform making the transaction.

On September 18, the victim's credit card was used to make over $800 in purchases from Walmart. Again, surveillance video showed a woman dressed in a Popeye's uniform making the transactions.

A purchase was also made for $121 at Sprint.

In total, almost a thousand dollars was spent on the victim's credit card without his consent.

Management at Popeye's confirmed to police that the victim's credit card was left at the drive-thru. Jones was working drive-thru that day. She was identified via surveillance video and taken into custody.


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