Fraud Suspect Purchases Items Totaling over $8,000 with Victim’s Stolen Credit Cards; Surveillance Photograph Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit are releasing a surveillance photograph of a female suspect who charged over $8,000 worth of merchandise to the victim’s stolen credit cards and are asking for the public’s help to identify her.

The investigation by detectives determined that the victim was at the Fitness Evolution gym located at 2144 Industrial Parkway in the Calverton area when her purse, which contained her wallet and credit cards, was stolen from a locker. The victim stated that she had secured the locker with a lock and then left to exercise. Upon returning to the changing room, she discovered her lock had been removed and that her purse was missing.

The suspect used the victim’s stolen credit cards to purchase merchandise at various stores in the area. The suspect was seen leaving one store in a red vehicle and seen leaving another store in a white vehicle.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call the 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-6800 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case. To be eligible for a reward, tipsters must call Crime Solvers. Callers may remain anonymous.

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