Woman sought in credit card theft


Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman wanted for fraudulent use of a credit card in Hilo.

The card was used in at least two locations for charges totaling approximately $250.

The woman is described as local with a large build and possibly in her 50s. Police ask that anyone with information on her identity or whereabouts call the police non-emergency line at 935-3311. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

Merchants are reminded to follow proper protocol when making credit card transactions and to be especially cautious when processing large purchases, especially if the card doesn’t swipe properly. When in doubt, check the credit card company.

 

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