KELLER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Seven people were arrested in Keller Thursday morning as part of an identity theft ring investigation, police say.
An investigation by authorities in Keller, Southlake, Colleyville, the Secret Service and the North Texas Financial Crimes Task Force led them to a house near Shady Grove Road and Buckner Lane in Keller in the early morning hours.
Keller police had tweeted just after 6 a.m. about a “police operation” happening in the area. Authorities confirmed the operation was in regards to an identity theft investigation.
Keller police later tweeted at around 6:45 a.m. that the arrest warrant was “executed successfully and safely.” There were no injuries during the arrests, and some breaching devices were used during the operation.
Police say seven adults at the home were taken into custody as part of an identity theft ring involved in the fraudulent use of credit card information throughout North Texas.
The identities of the seven arrested have not been released.