Washington Township NJ police recently arrested three New York City men accused of committing credit card fraud at a local Target store.
According to authorities, the suspects attempted to use stolen credit cards to buy a number of items at the Target store located on Route 46 in Washington Township, New Jersey. The suspects reportedly walked into the store around 8:00 p.m. and tried to leave a short time later after using the fraudulent credit cards.
Target employees suspected that something was amiss and notified the Washington Township Police Department, which dispatched officers to the store. When police arrived at the scene, they quickly found the three suspects attempting to leave the store parking lot.
Washington Township police investigated and soon determined that the three suspects had used stolen credit cards to purchase items from the store.
The suspects arrested and subsequently charged with multiple theft and fraud crimes, including credit card theft, fraudulent use of a credit card, and conspiracy to commit credit card fraud.
One of the suspects was also charged with simple possession of marijuana because he was allegedly found in possession of a small amount of pot at the time of his arrest.
Two of the suspects reside in Brooklyn, NY, while the third suspect is from Manhattan.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspects were remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, NJ. They were being held at the correctional facility on separate $25,000 bail amounts.
To learn more about this case, check out the DailyRecord.com article entitled “Washington Twp. Cops Charge 3 with Credit Card Fraud.”