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Police Search for Man Using Fake ATM Card

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April 17, 2014 By Christian Murray

The police are searching for a man who has been using a cloned ATM card to withdraw cash.

The police said that the suspect used the card at the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 60-26 Woodside Avenue on March 28 at about 2:45pm and withdrew $400. He then used the card at other nearby ATMs and took an additional $900.

The suspect is also wanted for using the card at a pizzeria in Brooklyn a day later. He withdrew $200 from an ATM at Pizzeria Deli, located at 887 Manhattan Ave., on March 29 around 3pm. He then withdrew about $1,400 from other ATMs nearby.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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Andrew

Wow, that’s a lot of cash to be withdrawing. I feel sorry for the person who’s atm card got cloned. That’s why you should set up phone alerts on your cards with thresholds to try and prevent unauthorized transactions.

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Sunnysider

All cases seem to be COLD cases. We only hear about these story’s a month or more or more after they happen. How about a weekly meeting to let us know what s happening???

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Sunnysider

Today is April 17th! Why are we hearing about this now??? The public should be told about this straight away. Tired of reading this stuff a month later. 108 needs to let us know about this stuff when it happens. Also how is it possible that this ass could keep using the card???

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