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: FHP Searching For Men Accused Of Carjacking Good Samaritans
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.READ MORE: US Dept. Of Health: Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Florida Continue To Decline
Investigators staked out the home for months before getting a warrant to search it.
On September 2nd, detectives and a SWAT executed the warrant and found the seized items along with two assault rifles and two handguns.MORE NEWS: Florida Joins Fight Against Partnership Between American Airlines & JetBlue
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.