Your own shoplifting personal shopper in Albuquerque.
Acting on a tip the Organized Crime Unit watched the female
suspect hit stores. Investigators said Ranona Griego, 46,
took orders from people. She'd go into stores, take pictures
of items and if her customers liked them, she'd steal them.
people busted in Queens for stealing millions in ID theft
that funded shopping sprees at Best Buy, Home Depot,
Loehmann's, Walgreens and Sephora.
The defendants have been charged with fraudulently obtaining
credit card account numbers through various means, which
were then used to manufacture forged credit and
identification cards. Once the counterfeit cards were made,
so-called shoppers were sent out on shopping expeditions all
over and beyond the New York City area, including Long
Island, upstate New York and New Jersey as well as Delaware,
Florida and Pennsylvania to buy merchandise using fake
credit cards, stolen accounts numbers and personal ID
information, according to the indictment. The defendants are
accused of reselling the purchased items and returning some
items to get the cash. (Source
Minn. Apple stores get hit with the popular "here talk to
the credit card company on my cell" scheme.
Three New York men hit two Apple stores for $44,041.79 after
their credit card was declined in both stores and they got
the employee to fall for the old here talk to them on my
cell and they'll give you an authorization code. By the time
they got to the third store in Minnetonka the gig was up.
All three of them went to Minnesota with a list of Apple
Stores where they knew their scheme would work.
Female suspect busted with 47 shirts stolen from Abercrombie
& Fitch and Hollister stores in Memorial City Mall in
Her male accomplice got away. (Source
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