Two more people arrested in Western Union fraud case

Patrick Boles (Source: Forrest City Police Department)
Patrick Boles (Source: Forrest City Police Department)
Alfred Robinson (Source: Forrest City Police Department)
Alfred Robinson (Source: Forrest City Police Department)

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT)-  Police in Forrest City have arrested two more men in connection with the case of fraud against Western Union.

According to the Forrest City Police Department, officers arrested Patrick Boles, 43 and Alfred Robinson, 23 on August 1010th for their role in the fraud case.  Police say that since May 77th 12 people have been arrested for defrauding Western Union more than $1.8 million dating back to 2007.

Boles and Robinson are being charged with Forgery 2nd Degree, Fraudulent Use of a Credit or Debit Card, Financial Identity Fraud, and Conspiracy to Commit Forgery 2nd Degree.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation and more arrests are expected.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the Forrest City Police Department at (870)633-3434 or CrimeStoppers at (870)261-1449.  CrimeStoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved.

All CrimeStoppers calls will remain anonymous.

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