Nassau County Police Dept: Man Arrested in Westbury with Fake Amex & ID

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  15. October 2013

Westbury, NY - October 15th, 2013 - The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Queens man for Possession of a Forged Instrument that occurred on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 7:49 p.m. in Westbury.

According to detectives, the defendant Scott E. Bellamy, 46 of 168 18 Linden Boulevard was inside the Wal-Mart located at 1220 Old Country Road when he attempted to purchase a phone card valued at $45.00 using a forged American Express credit card and Connecticut License. The defendant fled the store on foot leaving behind the items.  Bellamy was located a short time later by Nassau County Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives and placed under arrest without incident. During the investigation Bellamy was also found to be in possession of an additional forged credit card.

Bellamy is charged with three (3) counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at First District Court in Hempstead.


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