Peoria Cops Seeks Suspected Scammers

Calling all cars: Be on the lookout for a peacoat-wearing mom-type in glasses and a smiley, plump girl.

This pair may not be Public Enemy #1 and 2, but they're accused of the type of crime that probably makes their victims want to commit aggravated assault. According to Peoria PD, these two began an attempted check-cashing and successful gift-card-buying spree based on the personal identification stolen in a vehicle burglary.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.

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