Police officers arrested a 31-year-old woman named Lexus Moorer on Sunday morning in Miami for allegedly stealing eight credit cards to fund her $22,425 family vacation to the Caribbean.
Moorer, a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, has been held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center since 1:4o p.m. Sunday, according to county records obtained by Local 10 News. Miami-Dade police arrested her at the Port of Miami after employees of the Royal Caribbean Group reported she had used stolen credit cards during her stay, according to Local 10 News.
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Moorer is accused of using the eight stolen credit cards to book two staterooms on the Oasis of the Seas where she enjoyed a seven-day cruise with her loved ones, according to an arrest report obtained by Local 10 News.
She is now facing eight counts of grand theft, eight counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, and four counts of unlawful possession of a stolen credit card, according to county records obtained by Local 10 News.
Her allegedly illegally funded trip made stops at Labadee in Haiti on Tuesday, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, St. Thomas on Thursday and The Bahamas on Saturday, before returning to Miami on Sunday morning, according to Royal Caribbean’s itinerary, obtained by Local 10 News.
U.S. Customs officials and Border Protection officers at the Port of Miami said they found four of the eight stolen credit cards in Moorer’s wallet upon her arrest, and indicated that Homeland Security was also involved in the investigation. (RELATED: Massive Wave Causes Fatal Cruise Ship Accident)
Detectives are appealing to the public to contact Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 if they have any information related to this crime.