State Police investigate credit card fraud

Visa and MasterCards with microchips . (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

MARLBOROUGH, MANCHESTER, BLOOMFIELD,  Conn. (WTNH) —- Connecticut State Police officers are investigating a credit card fraud after it was used at several unauthorized locations.

According to State Troopers , On Tuesday August 9, 2016 the credit card fraud victim noticed unauthorized charges on their debit and credit card statements. The victim’s information was possibly acquired by a card skimmer during a purchase transaction, Troopers say.

The investigation showed that the credit card was used at Home Depot and Target in Manchester, and also at Home Depot in Bloomfield. The surveillance footage from the businesses showed the suspect as well as his vehicle. At one of the stores, the suspect was seen with an unknown woman.

If you have any information in relation to the suspect identities, please call Troop K at (860)465-5400 or text “Tip 711” too 274637 with any information you have. All calls and texts are confidential.

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