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Man Arrested After Using Fraudulent Credit Cards to Stay in Garden City Hotel for Months

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The accused was also found to be in possession of multiple fake IDs and other documents.

Garden City, NY - August 8, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of a Bayside, Queens man on August 7, 2014 at 11:30 am in East Garden City.
 
According to detectives, an investigation involving the use of fraudulent credit cards by Andrew Henry, 38, of 4206 A Bell Blvd., Apt. 220, revealed that he, on numerous occasions, presented the credit cards for payment at the Hilton Garden Inn in Westbury where he has been staying since April of this year. Eventually the cards came back denying payment, causing the hotel to sustain a loss of $18,000.
 
A subsequent investigation revealed that Henry also rented a room at the LaQuinta Inn, Stewart Avenue, East Garden City. A consent search of that room revealed that Henry was in possession numerous fraudulent IDs, official documents, including counterfeit driver licenses and fraudulent credit cards. Also in the room were materials and apparatus used in the production of counterfeiting and forging documents and IDs.
 
Henry was placed under arrest without incident and is charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Possession of a Forgery Device and five (5) counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 08/08/2014.
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