Police: Men spend $75,000 in Richmond; credit card info stolen from 200 people

Posted at 12:01 PM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 12:16:39-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Two men are accused of stealing credit card information from more than 200 people and running up a $75,000 tab around Richmond. The credit card breach was first reported to police over the summer. Police released photos of the suspects this week.

“On July 5, a local financial institution called detectives to report five separate credit card frauds that occurred to three separate card holders. The fraudulent charges occurred sometime between May 31 and July 2 at two separate Kroger locations (Carytown and North Lombardy Street),” a Richmond Police spokesperson said. “Two male suspects were also caught on surveillance footage on Thursday, September 6 in two separate Walmart locations (Nine Mile Road and Sheila Lane) where they made purchases with the stolen credit card information.”

Detectives determined the men involved in the bank breach victimized more than 200 customers.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips, photos, and video here.

Detectives ask anyone with any information to call Third Precinct Detective M. Williams at (804) 646-1007 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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