Queens man busted using Target credit card numbers for buying $35,000 in gift
cards Queens man was arrested on Thursday after police say he used
stolen credit card information that was obtained in the recent Target data
breach to buy more than $35,000 worth of gift cards from an Islandia Rite Aid.
Following an investigation, detectives determined that the same person-Terron
Stowe, 27–entered the store several times between Jan. 6-20 and used information
from 45 stolen credit cards to purchase gift cards, police said.
County, N.C. credit card fraud ring busted Five people were arrested
in Rowan County in what investigators are calling a "large scale financial fraud
scheme." On Thursday, deputies stopped a 2011 Acura SUV, with Texas
registration, on I-85 for a routine traffic infraction. Those deputies found a
credit card decoder and 17 forged credit cards. The scheme, officials said, was
to falsely encode information on credit cards using fraudulent bank account
numbers and falsely alter encoded information on the cards by altering bank
account information on magnetic strips. (Source
West Virginia heroin bust nets $25,000 of stolen goods, 5 arrested
A heroin bust at Huntington Inn on Saturday led to the discovery of a property
theft ring headquartered at a Norway Avenue residence. At the residence, Police
found a pound of weed, pills, cash, about 20 guns and approximately $25,000 in
stolen property," Losh said. "We ended up getting into a huge undertaking. There
were a multitude of TVs and electronics to sweepers and power tools."