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Orange Police: Two Face Illegal Credit Card Related Charges

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Jul 202017
 

On June 13, at 5:41 p.m.  Orange police responded to 125 Boston Post Road (Sprint) on a suspected fraud complaint. Officers spoke to the Sprint Manager who stated Raul O. Infante, 23, and Katie Cruz, 22, both of Bridgeport, did not have the authority to make purchases on the account they were using.

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Cruz had an active PRAWN warrant for her arrest for Failure to Respond.

Both suspects were taken into custody and charged.

Infante was charged with fourth-degree larceny, illegal use of a credit card, criminal conspiracy to commit illegal use a credit card, criminal conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny, and two counts of second-degree forgery.

Cruz criminal conspiracy to commit fourth-degree larceny, criminal conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny, interfering with an officer, two counts of conspiracy to commit illegal use of a credit card and failure to respond.

Both Infante and Cruz were held on a $10,000 surety bond to appear in court June 14.

 

Orange Police: Town Resident Charged With Criminal Impersonation, Credit Card Theft

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Aug 212016
 

Screen Shot 2016-08-21 at 4.41.19 PMOn Aug. 12, Noah Tarifi, 38, of 602 East Slope Dr, Orange, surrendered himself at police headquarters at 10:15 a.m. after learning of a warrant for his arrest.

According to police, the warrant stemmed from a series of incidents in late 2015 and early 2016 when the Tarifi was accused of stealing checks from a family member and cashing them, obtaining more than $9,000 for himself.

He also used a credit card belonging to the same family member to purchase more than $13,000 worth of merchandise, which he then sold for cash.

An arrest warrant  charging two counts of criminal impersonation two counts of first-degree identity theft, first-degree forgery, two counts of second-degree larceny, credit card theft and illegal use of a credit card was issued and served at police headquarters.

Tarifi was held on $35,000 bond for court Aug. 15.

Police: Orange Woman Stole Relative’s Credit Card, Used it Illegally

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Feb 182015
 

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300On Feb. 11 at 6:54 a.m., Karen Belotti, 34, of 125 Rogers Road, surrendered herself at police headquarters after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

According to police, the warrant stemmed from an investigation that has already yielded another arrest.

Belotti stands accused of taking a relative’s credit card, and using it repeatedly at the Valero gas station located at 347 Boston Post Road in Orange, where she would buy gasoline, cigarettes, and food. She also received cash advances from the cards.

She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with five counts of third-degree forgery, four counts of illegal use of a credit card, four counts of receipt of goods from illegal use of a credit card, four counts of credit card theft and fifth-degree larceny.

Belotti was released on a promise to appear in court later that day.

 

Police: Orange Gas Station Owner Charged With Credit Card Fraud

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Jan 292015
 

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An Orange business owner surrendered himself at police headquarters on Jan. 20 at 1:50 p.m. after learning of a warrant for his arrest.

Police said Gomosta Muniruzzaman, 43, of 374 Orange Center Road, was wanted on a warrant stemming from an investigation of credit card fraud perpetrated at the Valero Gas Station, 347 Boston Post Road, Orange, which he owns.

Investigation revealed that a separate person obtained credit cards that did not belong to her, then used them at the Valero Gas Station to purchase gasoline, food, and cigarettes, and also to receive cash advances from the cards.

According to police, Muniruzzaman facilitated these fraudulent transactions. Officers expect to make more arrests in this case.

Muniruzzaman was charged with four counts of conspiracy to commit illegal use of a credit card, conspiracy to commit fourth-degree larceny, four counts of conspiracy to commit receipt of goods by illegal use of credit cards and second-degree filing a false statement.

He was released after posting $7,500 bond for court Feb. 3.

 

Police Blotter: New Haven Woman Faces Attempted Larceny Charge

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Sep 142014
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveOfficers were dispatched to Best Buy, 53 Boston Post Road, at 8:51 p.m. on Sept. 6, regarding an attempted fraudulent purchase.

Investigation revealed that someone had attempted to make a purchase of a television valued at $3,199.99 over the phone, but the purchase did not go through because the credit card information provided was not legitimate.

A short time later, Christina Ryan, 36, of 69-75 Daggett St, New Haven, arrived at the store and attempted to pick up the television.

She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with attempted third-degree larceny and illegal use of a credit card.

Ryan was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 22.