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Thieves Go On Shopping Spree With Stolen Credit Cards

Thieves Go On Shopping Spree With Stolen Credit Cards

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Author Photo by: SugarLandDotCom Active Indicator LED Icon Site Admin
~ 4 mos, 11 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 11:46am 
 
Sugar Land police are looking for two people who used fraudulent credit cards to purchase more than $20,000 worth of merchandise at Sam's Club stores in the region.
 
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Detectives believe mail stolen during February and April from at least four residential mailboxes in Sugar Land was used to order credits cards. A man and a woman used the fraudulent cards to purchase a Sam's Club membership and merchandise that included electronics, groceries and gift cards.

Two suspects were identified from surveillance video inside the stores, and a suspect vehicle was seen on cameras at one of the homes targeted by the thieves in the Sugar Creek subdivision.
 
The man was black, 25-35 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed approximately 175-200 pounds.
 
The woman was black, 25-35 years old, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed about 120 to 140 pounds. The vehicle appears to be a grey or silver 2015-2017 Nissan Rogue.

Anyone with information should call the Sugar Land Police Department at (281) 275-2540 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at (281) 342-TIPS (8477).
 
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Author Photo chiu0nthls Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 1:39pm 
Makes me wonder... how come the credit card company doesn't securely activate the credit cards themselves?
 
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Author Photo Jnainani Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 3:11pm 
@SugarLandDotCom : I hope both of these individuals are caught by SLPD. I wonder how they got hold of these credit cards from these residents mailboxes. That's frightening. I thought the cardholder has to activate the card and answer security questions before making purchases.
 
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Author Photo zoomchum Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 6:59pm 
$ 20000? Ouch...That's a lot of money. Hope they are busted soon with all those camera images. I wonder if their is facial recognition technology to catch such frauds and help our SLPD!
 
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Author Photo Stealth83 Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 7:15pm 
And this is why the rest of us pay so much.
 
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Author Photo Zeebra Active Indicator LED Icon New Member
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 10:17pm 
The problem is that the punishments are so weak, criminals are not afraid to commit crimes! I'll leave it at that
 
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Author Photo SweetwaterBoss Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 11 2019, 3:41am 
They are showing their "Pride"
Two more fine role models from the community. Things never change.
 
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Author Photo rabbithut Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 4 mos, 10 days ago   Jul 11 2019, 6:27am 
We have pictures of them, hopefully they will be caught soon.
 
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