Falsified Credit Card reported in Clayton

A Clayton man recently made a fraud report at the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office.  On March 20, 2023, a deputy met with a man that said that he had received notification that his credit card application had been approved.  The man told the deputy that he had not applied for a credit card.  He also received notification that the credit card had been forwarded to an address in Miramar, Florida.  The man said that he contacted the financial institution and had the card canceled.  He also contacted his credit monitoring service and asked them to keep a check on it.  He requested a report in the event that there are further or successful attempts of fraud.