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Man charged with auto theft, credit card fraud

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Richard Reason (Source: ECSO) Richard Reason (Source: ECSO)

A Springfield man has been arrested and charged in connection with an auto theft and credit card fraud.  

Richard Reason, 44, of Springfield, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with theft by taking an automobile and five counts of financial transaction card fraud. Reason stole a vehicle out of Springfield on Aug. 3, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

ECSO investigators determined the victim's card that had been in the stolen vehicle was used at a Parker's in Springfield.

Reason is being held at the Effingham County Jail.

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