LI Couple Faces Charges for Stealing Credit Card Information to Buy Fast Food

A Long Island couple used fraudulently obtain credit card information to rack up on fast food.

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A Long Island couple has been caught buying more than $1,000 worth of fast food with the stolen credit card information of a 32-year-old female victim.

On Sunday evening, Christina Heanue, 33, of North Massapequa was arrested by Nassau County Police. Her boyfriend, Philip Ferrito, 32, was also taken into custody several hours later.

The two allegedly used fraudulently obtained credit card information from when Heaney worked as a hostess at Butera’s Restaurant at 3900 Sunrise Highway in Seaford. Credit card information was stolen from a 32-year-old female victim and then shared with Ferrito.

Nassau County Police said the couple made 26 fast food purchases between June 26, 2013 to Sept. 14, 2013. Fraudulent charges totaled to $1,060.88.

In the last attempt to fraudulently use the credit card information, Heanue was arrested when she went to pick up her food order at Papalardo Pizza. The order was placed by telephone and Heanue was arrested when she exited the store.

During the arrest, police also found 13 Oxycodone pills in Heanue’s vehicle.

The couple now faces charges of second-degree identity theft and fourth-degree grand larceny. Heanue also faces additional charges of aggravated unlicensed operation and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.