Six individuals are wanted in connection with a citywide grand larceny pattern, stealing more than $30,000 from unsuspecting victims over the last month, police said.
According to officers, between May 25 and July 18, 58 victims were informed by their respective bank representatives that their credit card numbers were compromised.
Authorities said the crooked half dozen used that information to illegally purchase over $30,000 in merchandise from places such as delis, a Petland Discount and even an NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) parking meter, across the East New York and Brownsville sections of Brooklyn.
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.