FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Dozens of credit cards, fraudulent checks, and stolen IDS were seized after the Broward Sheriff’s Office broke up a fraud ring at a Lauderdale Lakes home.
They also recovered stolen electronics and more than $73,000 in cash and jewelry.READ MORE: Manatee Deaths Rise In Florida As Pollutants Kill Seagrass
The sheriff’s office said earlier this year its Central Broward/Lauderdale Lakes Crime Suppression Team received information that a fraud ring was operating at a residence near the 4000 block of Northwest 30th Terrace.
Investigators staked out the home for months before getting a warrant to search it.READ MORE: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Profile: Miami Central High Safety Alfonzo Allen
On September 2nd, detectives and a SWAT executed the warrant and found the seized items along with two assault rifles and two handguns.
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During the operation, Jacquin Bullard, 24, was arrested. According to detectives, Bullard had over $8,200 in currency along with 57 fraudulent checks. He is charged with possession of a weapon, or ammo, by a convicted felon and felony probation violation for fraudulent use of personal identification.