Credit Card Fraud
Once the victims reported credit cards they didn’t sign up for were coming in the mail, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said investigators started backtracking.
The elaborate scheme involved improving fake cardholders’ credit scores, allowing the scammers to borrow more money that they never repaid, investigators said.
Lasean Harps, 37, was arrested on Friday on charges of second-degree theft by deception, second-degree impersonation and theft of identity, and third-degree fraudulent use of a credit card, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced.
Seven people were indicted Wednesday on charges of stealing credit card information from customers at the Midtown parking garage.