Mutli-town credit card theft, fraud case heats up in Howell
A man and woman suspected of remarkably similar credit card theft and fraud cases in Howell and Brick Townships, Freehold and elsewhere in New Jersey are caught on surveillance video. Howell police seek your help to identify them.
According to Howell investigators, the male in the still image walked into the employee lounge of the Staples in the Friendship Plaza on October 9, took credit cards from an employee's wallet, and rang up charges at the Howell Target on numerous succeeding days.
Also on October 9, two suspects entered the employee lounge of the Famous Footwear shop in the Howell Commons shopping center, took credit cards from a victim's wallet, and used them at the Brick Township Target, police said.
Two days later, October 11, an employee of a shop in the Freehold Raceway Mall reported the theft of credit cards, taken from her wallet in the employee lounge. The cards were used at the Howell Target, police said..
The woman is described as black, possibly in her early 20s, and a man possibly in his 50s. In every instance, he wears a bucket-style hat, police said.
If you have information that can help the investigation, e-mail Howell PD Detective Corporal Nancy Carroll, or call her at 732-938-4575, extension 2884.