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Two Lehigh Acres men arrested on credit card fraud charges after Crimestopper tips ID them

The News-Press (Fort Myers) logo The News-Press (Fort Myers) 1/13/2021 Michael Braun, Fort Myers News-Press
a group of people standing in a room: Two Lehigh Acres men have been identified as suspects in a credit card fraud scheme and are facing charges in Lee County. Photos distributed by SWFL Crime Stoppers on  Jan. 7 showed two men alleged to be suspects in the crime. © Special to The News-Press Two Lehigh Acres men have been identified as suspects in a credit card fraud scheme and are facing charges in Lee County. Photos distributed by SWFL Crime Stoppers on  Jan. 7 showed two men alleged to be suspects in the crime.

Two Lehigh Acres men have been identified as suspects in a credit card fraud scheme and are facing charges in Lee County.

Photos distributed by SWFL Crime Stoppers on Jan. 7 showed two men alleged to be suspects in the crime.

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An anonymous Crime Stoppers tip helped Lee County Sheriff's Office detectives identify the two men involved as Omar Valdivia Fernandez, 29, and Jose Hernandez Abreu, 19.

a man looking at the camera: Omar Valdivia Fernandez, 29, and Jose Hernandez Abreu, 19. © Special to The News-Press Omar Valdivia Fernandez, 29, and Jose Hernandez Abreu, 19.

The men allegedly made multiple purchases at Walmart on Lee Boulevard, using without authorization a credit card belonging to another person.

The men were arrested Tuesday at a 58th Street West address in Lehigh Acres and charged with illegal use of credit cards. They remain in Lee County Jail on $5,000 bond and will be arraigned Feb. 15. 

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