Lowndes County woman charged with credit card fraud


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Most of us would go to prison for our kids.

Lowndes County investigators said one woman will do exactly that, joining her daughter behind bars.

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Laura Pope has been charged with credit card fraud.

Lt. Tony Cooper said Pope used someone’s credit card information to put money in what’s believed to be her daughter’s canteen prisoner account.

Her daughter is being held at a Mississippi Department of Corrections Facility in Central Mississippi.

Pope remains in the Lowndes County jail.