Felony Arrest in Hart County

Justin Dupin

HART COUNTY, Ky. -- On Tuesday, Kentucky State Police troopers were dispatched to a home on Pleasant Hill Road in Hart County to investigate a possible fraudulent use of a credit card complaint.

Through the course of the investigation, they say it was determined that Justin Dupin, 27, of Upton was associated with a Nigerian scam that had started through a Craigslist ad.

KSP says Dupin was arrested and charged with fraudulent use of a credit card, theft of identity, as well as theft or receiving a stolen credit/debit card.

Dupin was lodged in the Hart County Jail later that day.

A search warrant was issued for the residence in which items were seized that is believed to be associated with the crime.

The investigation is ongoing.

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