Police: Stolen personal information used in attempt to buy Apple computers at Best Buy in Raleigh

From staff reportsNovember 22, 2013 

Eric Lamar Durham


— A man from Atlanta has been charged with using another person's personal information to try to get three Apple computers on credit from the Best Buy store at Crabtree Valley Mall.

Eric Lamar Durham, 41, of 4282 Wallace Ave. SW in Atlanta is accused in arrest warrants filed by mall police with obtaining property by false pretense, identity theft, possessing or manufacturing fraudulent identification and resisting arrest.

Police said Durham had gone into the Best Buy store and was trying to get credit to buy three Mac book Pro computers.

Durham had the name, birth date and Social Security number of another man, one of the warrants alleges.

A magistrate set Durham’s bail at $75,000, and he was being held for a court appearance Friday.

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