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Police investigating credit card activity at water utility

September 25, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island are investigating suspicious credit card activity at a water utility.

WPRI-TV reports Providence Water Supply spokesperson Chris Hunter confirmed Providence police are conducting a criminal investigation into “suspicious activity” on a Providence Water credit card.

The investigation follows the Aug. 2 resignation of former purchasing supervisor Rebecca Lourenco. Lourenco had been placed on leave after an agency audit discovered questionable credit card transactions.

No further details were immediately available.

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Information from: WPRI-TV, http://www.wpri.com

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