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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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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.


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???


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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