Fraud Scheme Exposed Private Info of 10,000 People, Prosecutors Allege

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A fraudulent credit card scheme that has resulted in federal charges for two people might have exposed the private information of 10,000 people, federal prosecutors said Thursday. It’s likely many of the alleged victims lived in the Charlotte area, Channel 9 learned. The new information was revealed in court filings and a hearing for Justin Pettway, 29, on Thursday. Pettway and Waundra Bittle are both charged in a complex credit card scheme.