credit card fraud

August 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Identify Credit Card Fraud Suspect

Montgomery County detectives continue to investigate at least three reports of wallet thefts and subsequent fraudulent use of the victims’ credit cards at stores in the county. Police released surveillance photos of a man who used stolen credit cards. According to police, between the months of March and May, at least three victims reported that […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say Man Used Stolen Credit Cards from Bethesda Home Invasion

Police are continuing to investigate an incident involving a man they say pretended to be a rideshare driver who drove a woman home on March 30 then invaded her home in Bethesda and stole her credit cards. On Friday, detectives from the Major Crime Division released surveillance photos of a different man who police say […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Woman Allegedly Involved in Credit Card Fraud, Theft

Montgomery County police have released photos of a woman they say is involved in credit card fraud and theft. According to police, investigators from the Wheaton district say that the woman stole a victim’s credit card and has been using it to make purchases in stores across the county. Anyone who recognizes the woman in […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Surveillance Photo Shows Suspects Involved in Wheaton Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Montgomery County Police from the Wheaton District need help identifying two adults suspected of stealing a wallet and committing credit card fraud in Wheaton. The theft occurred on January 11, according to police. The victim was working “in the 110000 block of Veirs Mill Road” when the person’s wallet was stolen, police say. According to police, […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Need Help Identifying Men Involved in Theft From Vehicle

Detectives from the Wheaton police district need help identifying two men involved in a theft from a vehicle. The incident occurred on the morning of January 29th at the Aspen Hill Club in Silver Spring. According to police, the two men broke into a vehicle parked at the club. Police say the men used credit cards […]

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September 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Man Charged with Thefts at Gyms

A 58-year-old Gaithersburg man has been charged with theft and credit card fraud after he used cards stolen from victims who were in area gyms. George Portes of the 18300 block of Powhatan Court was charged with theft and credit card fraud offenses after he used credit cards stolen from victims who were exercising in […]

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May 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help Identifying Three Credit Card Theft Suspects (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police have released surveillance photos of three suspects who used credit cards that were stolen from a vehicle in Derwood. According to police, on May 15th at approximately 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into six vehicles and stole a 2004 Dodge Dakota in the area of Hiwatha Lane, Buena Vista […]

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January 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Are Asking for Public’s Help Locating a Wanted Person (PHOTO)

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department’s 5th District Patrol Investigations Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person, Gregory Howard Pearson, age 66. According to a news release, a warrant has been obtained by detectives for Pearson’s arrest, charging him with theft and credit card fraud offenses. Police say Pearson […]

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July 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Identity Theft Forum (VIDEO)

Identity theft is a growing problem across the country and right here in Maryland. In fact, over 275 people attended an identity theft and fraud prevention forum earlier this month in Germantown. The standing-room only event at the BlackRock Center for the Arts was hosted by Congressman John Delaney and featured one-on-one advice from over […]

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March 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Detectives Investigate Credit Card Fraud in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a credit card fraud case which occurred in Bethesda. According to police, the victim was notified of fraudulent activity on her credit card on Feb. 12. The victim was still in possession of the card and was uncertain how the card number was being used to make purchases, police said. […]

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