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LPD finds more alleged victims in postal scam

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Three more potential victims of a credit card scheme allegedly orchestrated by a third-shift postal worker in Lincoln have been identified.

Domonic Harris, 43, of 3125 N. 70th St., is accused of changing people's addresses to get their credit card information.

Officer Katie Flood said the Lincoln Police Department is investigating those reports along with the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, which has identified several other victims. 

Flood gave these details on the latest three potential victims:

* A 63-year-old man reported his mailing address was changed and a credit card opened in his name. The credit card had not been activated.

* A 51-year-old man reported his mailing address was changed and a credit card opened in his name. The credit card was sent directly to him and never used.

* A 35-year-old woman was notified her mailing address had been changed. Three days later, a credit card company’s identity theft division advised her that someone attempted to open three separate credit cards in her name. 

None of the victims suffered financial loss, Flood said. 

The sheriff's office began investigating Harris after getting a complaint from a Waverly woman on Jan. 25 saying her address had been changed without her knowledge, and a credit card had been opened in her name, Sgt. Curtis Reha said.

Deputies used electronic tracking to find Harris.

According to a search warrant, the post office was able to give deputies a list of 10 other potential victims whose addresses were fraudulently changed.

"We're still trying to comb through all the information we got from the search warrant," Reha said this week. "We collected a lot of data."

So far, he said, they've found one credit card that was used fraudulently.

Reha said investigators believe Harris used the card several times at a Redbox kiosk to rent movies,  including one in the Jason Bourne series, "Sausage Party," "The Secret Life of Pets," "The Magnificent Seven" and "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children."

Harris is accused of making about $1,200 worth of purchases, including a Keurig coffee machine, the warrant says.

Postal Service spokesman Brian Sperry said Harris is on unpaid suspension pending the outcome of the investigation.

He was arrested last week, and prosecutors charged him with criminal possession of four or more financial transaction devices. He faces as many as 20 years in prison if convicted. 

The Lancaster County attorney has been made aware of the three additional offenses and it will be up to his office whether to file more charges, Flood said.

The sheriff's office is looking for additional victims; reach investigators at 402-441-6500.

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