Police: Man Caught With 17 Forged Credit Cards

 A man was arrested at a Lexington store for using forged credit cards, according to police.
 Jorge Araujo-Paz was charged with 17 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
 Court documents state Araujo-Paz had 17 re-encoded counterfeit credit cards on him when he was taken into custody at the Kroger on Tates Creek Road Wednesday.
  Police said he was trying to use those counterfeit credit cards to purchase pre-paid gift cards at the store.
 Documents said the data on the credit cards’ magnetic strips were altered.

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