Pennsylvania State Police announced Thursday that they’re investigating “an access device fraud incident” in which two unidentified men allegedly used a “fraudulent” credit card to buy more than $17,000 in gift cards at the Walmart, Target and BJ’s Wholesale Club stores in Quakertown and Richland Township, Bucks County.
A Hellertown borough man is charged with several offenses after police say he allegedly stole a bank card from another individual and used it at a local ATM to withdraw funds from that person’s bank account.
Hellertown Police say a borough man who is already facing several drug-related charges stemming from a February arrest has now been charged with theft, receiving stolen property and access device fraud. In a news release issued Tuesday, police said Matthew Henn, 21, of the 1400 block of Washington Street, was identified through an investigation as having used credit cards from a briefcase that was stolen from a car parked in the 1400 block of Second Avenue. Police said Henn was arrested May 14 and arraigned before District Judge David Tidd before being committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $15,000 bail.
The Lower Saucon Township Police Department released information via Facebook Monday about several men that are wanted by the department on active warrants. Jose Luis Figueroa, 39, is wanted on a retail theft warrant. His last known address is 1163 Mechanic St., Bethlehem. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 190 pounds and has black hair/brown eyes. His date of birth is July 12, 1975. Jason W. McMillan, 40, is wanted on a warrant for access device fraud, theft and receiving stolen property.
Lower Saucon Township Police say a Moorestown, New Jersey, man has been charged with felony theft by deception (third degree) and felony access device fraud for allegedly using a township couple’s bank card to make 64 unauthorized transactions totaling more than $2,400. In a news release issued Tuesday, police said Charles Brooks, 61, of the 100 block of W. Central Avenue, turned himself in to police on Monday after a warrant for his arrest was issued. He was subsequently arraigned and released on bail after being committed to Northampton County Prison, police added. According to the news release, the thefts occurred in early February. The alleged victims are residents at a township assisted living facility.
Lower Saucon Township Police say they have charged an individual with access device fraud for allegedly using stolen credit card information to make more than $400 in purchases on the afternoon of Oct. 3 at Giant Food Store, 1880 Leithsville Road. In a news release issued Tuesday, police said Fang Ln, 38, no address provided, “was in possession of stolen credit card information and used someone else’s credit card information to make $404.23 worth of purchases” at the store. “Fang Ln was arrested later on in the day by another police department for doing the same thing,” police said. A summons will be issued, they added.