Imposters steal $11,700+ from bank account

Brooklyn Currents | 4/22/2015 | 0 comments

Two men using identity theft pilfered a total of more than $11,700 from a  man's Chase bank account, police said.

On Monday, April 13 and on Wednesday, April 15, the men took turns posing as the victim, a 47-year-old Sheepshead Bay resident, withdrawing altogether $6,500. Later on Wednesday one or both of the imposters used the man's banking information to spend $5,000 at a Best Buy and $263.73 at a Target store, both in Manhattan.

Police provided photos of the suspects from bank cameras and a Target camera.

Anyone with information  is encouraged to call – anonymously -- Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (800-577-8477), text 274637 and entering TIP577, or visit the Crime Stoppers website,

(Surveillance photos from NYPD, via Sheepshead Bites)


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