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Sheriff: Teens rent $12M luxury home, sports car with fraudulent credit card numbers
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Sheriff: Teens rent $12M luxury home, sports car with fraudulent credit card numbers

Sheriff: Teens rent $12M luxury home, sports car with fraudulent credit card numbers
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Sheriff: Teens rent $12M luxury home, sports car with fraudulent credit card numbers

Two teens who allegedly used fraudulent credit card numbers to rent an expensive sports car were thwarted when the car was reported stolen and they were pulled over by sheriff's deputies, sheriff's officials said.

After deputies pulled the 2012 McLaren over in Roseland, California, on Wednesday, deputies discovered that the two 19-year-olds had also rented a $12 million vacation home for $27,000 using the same credit card numbers, sheriff's officials said.

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The teens were identified as Rohnert Park resident Mohannad Halaweh and Santa Rosa resident Nhimia Kahsay.

Halaweh was booked into county jail on suspicion of possession of stolen property and credit card fraud. He is being held under $100,000 bail.

Kahsay was booked on suspicion of outstanding fraud warrants from Del Norte County under $60,000 bail.

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