Victory Gardens Credit Card Fraud SuspectNJ State Police are searching for a man who allegedly used a stolen credit card to buy beer from a liquor store in Victory Gardens, New Jersey.

According to authorities, the suspect committed the fraud at the Lakeland Liquor Store in Victory Gardens, NJ. The suspect reportedly entered the store on October 30, the night before Halloween, and used a stolen credit card to buy a six pack of Corona beer.

It is believed that the suspect found a credit card and then used it to purchase the alcohol.

After succeeding in his first attempt, the suspect allegedly went to other stores in the area and used the credit card to purchase more alcohol.

New Jersey State Police have described the suspect as a “beer-buying fraud.” Investigators believe that the suspect is a local resident because liquor store employees recognized him as a regular customer.

Investigators recently released video surveillance photographs of the suspect.

If police can eventually identify and apprehend the suspect, he would likely face serious criminal charges for credit card theft and credit card fraud. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6(h), a conviction on credit card fraud charges could result in a sentence of 3-5 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Anyone who has information about the suspect should get in touch with NJ State Police troopers at 973-347-1001.

For additional information about this case, check out the article entitled “‘Beer-Buying Fraud’ Used Stolen Credit Card in Victory Gardens, Cops Say.”