Beaufort News

Authorities searching for credit-card thief

A 19-year-old Bluffton man is wanted by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for allegedly using a credit card stolen May 9 from a Bluffton apartment.

Daquain Aiken is wanted on one felony count of financial transaction card fraud, according to a news release. The credit card also was allegedly used at various local businesses by 18-year-old Alexis Michel Cascio of Okatie, who was charged with felony financial transaction card fraud June 7, according to the release.

Through Cascio's arrest, Aiken was identified as an accomplice, the release said. The pair could face additional charges in connection with the break-in and use of the card, the release said.

Anyone with information about Aiken's whereabouts should call Investigator Cpl. J. Garcia at 843-255-3412 or the county dispatch center at 843-524-2777.