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Police Seek 40th Street Burglar

(Photo: NYPD)

May 14, 2013 By Christian Murray

The police are searching for a man wanted for questioning in regards to a burglary which took place on May 1 inside a Sunnyside/Woodside residence on 40th Street.

The police said that during the course of the burglary a debit card was stolen that was later used by the suspect (see picture) to purchase a drill and a pair of glasses at a Home Depot in Western Queens.

A police spokesman was unable to provide the exact address of the burglary or the particular Home Depot where the card was used.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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personal finance 101

Debit cards can be used as if they were credit cards, with no pin numbers necessary. This is often recommended to avoid theft by skimmers which detect PIN numbers when entered.
The money is taken from the account associated with the card, not billed like a credit card.

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Webley

How do you even use a debit card without PIN# ? Are you sure it was debit and not credit card number? It is also weird that he would just go get a drill after stealing the card, knowing he could be picked up so fast.

THANK YOU HOME DEPOT for putting cameras in faucets and tools and all other valuable stuff so we can catch these crooks.. No thanks to MTA for not valuing our lives as much as Home Depot does their tools and showerheads!

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Craic Dealer

Honestly this guy does look familiar. He may have went to Pulse Fitness *shuttering in disgust*.

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Oppressed Masser

Didn’t this guy march with SUDS in the St. Pat’s for All Parade in March?

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