Police seek fraud suspect

Published 9:56 pm Saturday, March 24, 2012

Suffolk police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted in a stolen debit card case.

Police are asking for help identifying someone who used a stolen credit card to buy $1,000 worth of gift cards and a cell phone.

Police say that the card was left at an ATM in Chesapeake. The suspect later used the card at Suffolk’s College Drive Walmart on Feb. 7 at 11:40 p.m. He bought nearly $1,000 worth of gift cards and a cell phone.

The suspect later used the gift cards at a Newport News Walmart.


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Police obtained photos of the suspect from surveillance video taken at both stores. Pending charges include credit card theft, credit card fraud, obtaining money by false pretense and two counts of credit card forgery.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to Crime Line never have to give their names or appear in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.