MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Two men were arrested at the Connecticut Post Mall Monday after police say they purchased gift cards using fraudulent credit cards.
Police say 26-year-old Charles Hamilton of Tampa, Fla. and 26-year-old Akeem Henry of New York, N.Y. used counterfeit credit cards to buy 31 gift cards worth a total of $12,400 at Macy’s. They say the suspects became combative with store employees, with one of them biting an employee’s hand.
Hamiltion and Henry are both charged with second-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit second-degree larceny, illegal use of a credit card, credit card theft, credit card fraud, and other crimes.
The suspects were each held on $250,000 bond. Both were scheduled to appear in Milford Superior Court Tuesday.