Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne victims of credit card fraud

Sharon Osbourne has revealed that she and her husband Ozzy have been the victims of credit card fraud.

The TV star, 68, said the crime came to light when she was shopping for a birthday present for the couple's daughter Kelly, who turned 36 this week.

Sharon was trying to pay for her purchase when she was told that her card – and Ozzy's – were "maxed out".

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Opening up about the incident on her US show The Talk, Sharon explained: "I went out last night to pick up a gift.

"I give my credit card and they come back and they say, 'Do you have another credit card? It didn't go through.'

"I said, 'Well just try it again, put it through again'. Still didn't go through. 'Do you have another one?' I said, 'Yes of course I do' and I hand them Ozzy's.

"And then, they come back and they go, 'Do you have another one? It didn't go through'."

Sharon told her co-hosts: "I'm like, what is going on?"

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She went on: "Somebody rang up charges, maxed out Ozzy's card and my card.

"I called through to the credit card company and they go, 'No, no, no, you are maxed out, so is Ozzy.'

"I'm like, 'I don't go to that store, I don't go to that store, or that store'."

Asked if the error was because of fraudulent activity, the mother-of-three replied that it was and said it was now being looked into.

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Ozzy Osbourne performs in concert at Wembley Arena in north London.
Ozzy Osbourne performs in concert at Wembley Arena in north London.
Ozzy Osbourne performs in concert at Wembley Arena in north London.
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