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Wicomico County Man Arrested for Fraud and Theft

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SALISBURY, Md.- The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says a man faces numerous charges for making fraudulent purchases with his family members' money.

According to police, on Oct. 9 authorities launched an investigation into an ongoing theft that began in Powellville.

Investigators said that 28-year-old Timothy Wayne Carey of Powellville allegedly stole checks and a credit card from different relatives and went on a shopping spree at multiple establishments in Wicomico County.

According to authorities, Carey is accused of making more than $11,000 in unauthorized purchases, by forging blank checks or fraudulently using someone else's credit card.

Police said the investigating deputy received an arrest warrant that charged Carey with 175 individual charges related to this theft scheme.

Carey was arrested on Oct. 17 and charged with theft, credit card misuse and forgery. He was ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $50,000 bond.

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