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UNC Police Seek Help In Catching Fraud Suspect

Posted June 2, 2003

— University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill police are asking the public for help lin ocating a suspect in connection with a case of theft and fraud.

The crime was committed in March, and a three-month investigation has yielded few clues as to the suspect's whereabouts.

UNC police said warrants are pending for the arrest of 28-year-old Isaac Lamont Barbee, who has been charged with financial transaction card theft and fraud.

According to investigators, a UNC student's credit card number was stolen and used to make Internet purchases.

Barbee, an African-American man, is described as 5-feet-6, with brown eyes and black hair. His last known address was in Chapel Hill, but police believe he may live in the Durham area.

Citizens with information about the case are asked to call either UNC Police at


or Carrboro-Chapel Hill-UNC Crime Stoppers at



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