Car salesman accused of ripping off customers - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Car salesman accused of ripping off customers

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Man dies after falling off truck bed

    Man dies after falling off truck bed

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:30:12 GMT

    One man is dead after officials say he fell off of a truck bed.

    More >>

    One man is dead after officials say he fell off of a truck bed.

    More >>
  • Head Start students in Valdosta receive free oral health screening

    Head Start students in Valdosta receive free oral health screening

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:16:03 GMT
    Oral hygienists from the Georgia Department of Public Health examined the teeth of some of the students at one of the Head Start centers in Valdosta Tuesday morning to get a better understanding of the level of oral health and oral health awareness in the area.More >>
    Oral hygienists from the Georgia Department of Public Health examined the teeth of some of the students at one of the Head Start centers in Valdosta Tuesday morning to get a better understanding of the level of oral health and oral health awareness in the area.More >>
  • UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:44:34 GMT
    UPS said it expects to hire approximately 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees to handle increased demand for package deliveries over the holiday season.More >>
    UPS said it expects to hire approximately 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees to handle increased demand for package deliveries over the holiday season.More >>

Albany--  A former salesman is accused of stealing customers' checks and credit card numbers and racking up high bills. |

30-year old Sean Nix is charged with forgery and identity fraud. Investigators say the former Albany Mazda salesman stole checks from James Griggs' car while it was being serviced in February and wrote two $500 checks.

Customer Sue Freeman says Nix also used her credit card number in January to pay his cell phone bills of nearly $400 dollars.

"I had checked my credit card online and there had been a charge on there that I didn't understand. I called to question it and thought it was taken care of. About a week later, I pulled my account up again and there were two more charges on it," said Freeman.

A friend of  Nix,  33 year-old Vedra Fowler, is also charged with forgery for filling out and cashing one of the stolen checks.