suspects charged with Organized Retail Theft at Toys R Us in
Houston; theft is estimated at tens of thousand of dollars.
Three suspects were hitting several Toys R Us store in the Houston
area, the Harris County District Attorney believes the group got away
with tens of thousands of dollars in merchandise and gift cards. The
trio shoplifted items, returned them for gift cards where they would
then purchase electronic items which were easily sold on the street.
credit card theft ring busted in Westerville, OH. The
suspects are accused of recruiting restaurant and other business
workers to skim customer credit cards. Westerville police say
they've been watching the credit card theft ring for months. "They
would pay them for skimming cards. Normally it would be ten dollars
a number," said Westerville Police Lt. Paul Scowden. Police say the
suspects would encode stolen credit card numbers onto the magnetic
strips of prepaid gift cards. "There's definitely in the hundreds of
thousands of fraud," said Lt. Scowden. (Source
Allentown, PA., ORC duo busted stealing baby formula
Police say the incident began around 5:45 p.m. Friday when
42-year-old Hector Vincente Rosa and 34-year-opld Stephen Rodriguez
conspired to steal 18 cans of infant formula powder from the
Wal-Mart on Millcreek Road in Lower Macungie Township.
ORC duo hitting Walmart stores in Lancaster County, SC - police ask
for public assistance On April 7th,
11th, and 24th the first unknown suspect entered Walmart and loaded
electronics into a buggy before pushing them out of the door without
paying. On April 26th the same suspect returned with a second
suspect and stole more electronics from the store. A total of $4750
worth of merchandise was stolen during the four incidents.
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