The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is seeking the public’s help identifying and locating two males suspected of credit card fraud (Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers).
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is seeking the public’s help identifying and locating two males suspected of credit card fraud.
On Tuesday, April 15, a white male suspect attempted to use eight different credit cards to make a purchase at the Walmart at 14501 Hancock Village Drive. He was able to successfully use a ninth card for two separate purchases.
At the same time, another white male suspect tried to use four credit cards to purchase items from the same Walmart. The fifth card he used was accepted.
Credit card companies alerted the victims to these fraudulent purchases.
Police say the thieves worked quickly, because they went on to make purchases from the GameStop at 7329 Hancock Village Drive, which is also in the Hancock Village shopping center, using the stolen cards before they could be cancelled.
The victims learned during interviews that though they had not lost physical possession of their credit cards, their account information had been programmed onto the cards used by the suspects.
Anyone with information about these crimes, or the suspects’ identities and whereabouts, is urged to contact Crime Solvers by calling 804-748-0660 or texting “WATSON” followed by the tip to 274637. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is available for tips that help law enforcement.
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