SCPD: Man Attempts to Use Stolen Credit Card to Make Purchases at Riverhead Business
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: March 23 2018
Suspicious store employees did not allow the suspect to leave with merchandise, cops say.
SCPD are seeking the man who used another person’s credit card to make an online purchase.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Riverhead, NY - March 23, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who used another person’s credit card to make an online purchase.
A man entered Schwing Electrical, located at 1328 East Main St., on February 2 and told employees that an online order he made had been delivered to the location. Employees were suspicious of the man’s story and did not release any packages to the man, who left the store without incident.
The man had used a stolen credit card number to purchase $10,400 worth of clothing from Barneys New York.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.