Duo arrested in Tulsa, OK for using over 40 counterfeit credit cards; hitting
Home Depots Tulsa police said they arrested two men accused of ripping
off Home Depot for thousands of dollars by using counterfeit credit cards. FOX23
found out the duo was arrested near 71st Street and Mingo Road around 1:45 p.m.
Wednesday. Police said 21-year-old Jamauri Gibson and 22-year-old Deion Stegall
are accused of driving around to three different home depot stores in Tulsa,
buying 10 Home Depot store gift cards at each store for $500 apiece. Tulsa
police reported that this resulted in Home Depot having $5,000 loss.
Forks Township, PA man charged after $6,000 scam over many months at Sam's Clubs
A Forks Township man is charged with retail theft after stealing more than
$6,000 in merchandise from two local Sam's Clubs by "under-ringing" his
purchases at the self-checkout. Richael Platt, 34 times between Oct. 1 and March
9 visited the Sam's Clubs at Northampton Crossings in Lower Nazareth Township
and in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, police said. Each time he went to the
self-checkout line and only rang up the less-costly items, police said. After
reviewing security video, it was determined there were several higher-priced
items in Platt's cart that weren't rung up before he left the store, police
said. Platt stole $3,918 in merchandise from the Lower Nazareth store and $2,610
from the Lehigh County store, police said.
Syracuse, NY Doctor arrested in $1,000 shoplifting spree; 10th arrest since 1990
Dr. Lisa Freedman took a raincoat, dresses, hats, gloves and other items worth
more than $1,000 from Boom Babies at 489 Westcott St., Syracuse, and stuffed
them into a bag, according to a police report. Syracuse police arrested Freeman.
Kohl's accused Freedman of stealing $884.63 worth of merchandise Feb. 26 from
its store at 100 Towne Drive in Fayetteville. The arrest at Kohl's was the ninth
time since 1990 Freedman was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, in the
Syracuse area, Post-Standard archives show. Some of the previous charges
occurred at Price Chopper in Syracuse, Towne Center shopping center in Manlius,
Walmart in East Syracuse and Wegmans in Liverpool. Freedman is an
obstetrician-gynecologist with a practice in East Syracuse.
Bethel Park, PA Police arrest 3 for thefts at Wal-Mart
Two men were arrested Wednesday on charges of using stolen credit cards in an
attempt to steal nearly $950 worth of merchandise from the Wal-Mart on Library
Road in Bethel Park. Police Chief Timothy O'Connor said Wal-Mart called police
at about 1:30 p.m. when two men, both 31, were seen using multiple credit cards
suspected of being stolen in an attempt to purchase electronics. As police
arrived, another man in the midst of trying to steal merchandise spotted the
officers, thought they were there for him, and fled the store, speeding out of
the parking lot in a Ford Mustang, O'Connor said. Officers located the Mustang
stopped near Port Authority property a short distance away and took the accused
shoplifter into custody.
Thefts by Organized Gangs rising 30% in Czech shops
The number of thefts by organized gangs has been rising in Czech shops,
according to the latest statistics of the Securitas security agency released
Wednesday. Last year, the number of revealed shoplifting cases rose by 30
percent, compared with 2013, while a half of them were committed by organized
groups. Fashion and cosmetics shops are the most frequent targets.
8 women plead guilty in $20M stolen ID Refund