Garden City, NY - December 5, 2015 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens man for grand larceny that occurred in Garden City on Saturday, 12/05/15 at 4:57 P.M.
According to detectives, Michael Graf, 45, of Far Rockaway, entered Nordstrom department store located at 630 Old County Rd., and attempted to purchase $7,137.50 worth of assorted merchandise on a male victim’s Nordstrom account. The defendant also produced a fraudulent NJ State Driver License in the victim’s name. The defendant was apprehended by a Nordstrom Loss Prevention employee.
A subsequent investigation by detectives revealed that earlier that day the defendant made purchases in the amount of $3,728.86 at P.C. Richard & Son located at 109 Old Country Rd. in Carle Place, using the same victim’s account.
Graf is being charged with two counts of Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Possession Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, two counts of Identity Theft 1st Degree and was arraigned on Sunday, 12/06/15 in First District Court, Hempstead.