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Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD
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An unidentified woman stole a College Point resident's identity to open a new credit card, cops said.

Police are looking for a woman who used a College Point man’s identity to open a credit card and go on a shopping spree at a high-end department store in Manhattan.

On Jan. 30, the 46-year-old male victim — who lives in the area of Dalian Court and Bay Park Drive — discovered that an unidentified person used his personal information to open a credit card account with American Express. The victim reported the incident to the 109th Precinct.

According to American Express records, the suspect used the credit card on Monday, Jan. 16, at a Bloomingdale’s department store in midtown Manhattan, where she purchased over $7,000 worth of store merchandise.

The suspect is described as an Asian female last seen wearing a dark-colored coat and a white shirt.

Surveillance footage can be seen below.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.


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