Suspects Accused of Credit Card Fraud in Waldwick NJ, Allegedly Had 125 Credit Cards
Waldwick NJ police arrested three people who allegedly tried to commit credit card fraud at a local Walgreens drug store.
Police received a call about a stolen credit card being used at the Walgreens located at 72 Crescent Avenue in Waldwick, New Jersey. The call came from the cardholder, who lives in Mississippi. Officials said that the victim learned about the fraud after being notified by her credit card company.
When police officers arrived at the store, they questioned the three suspects. Officers learned that two of the suspects had allegedly just bought an Apple gift card valued at $125.
According to authorities, the suspects were found in possession of dozens of credit cards. Waldwick police seized more than 125 stolen credit cards from the suspects.
Police said that the credit cards belong to cardholders throughout the United States.
Two of the suspects have been charged with theft of movable property, credit card fraud, and wrongful impersonation. The other suspect has been charged with credit card fraud and wrongful impersonation; he was allegedly waiting outside the Walgreens store while the other suspects made the purchase.
The two suspects facing the most serious charges were each being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack NJ in lieu of $50,000 bail amounts. The third suspect was released from police custody after posting bail in the amount of $15,000.
For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “Trio in Waldwick Allegedly Had 125 Credit Cards, Report Says.”