Police said the suspects bought over $2,000 worth of goods at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Danbury before going to The Westchester Mall in White Plains to continue their shopping spree.
Legislator Michael Kaplowitz is proposing that a $1,000 fine be levied on gas stations that don’t clearly indicate a different price for card customers.
The transit agency said the issue had been due to a communication problem with its provider that rendered it unable to communicate with banks and process electronic payments.
There is a warning to those using ATM cards this holiday season.
Many banks are dealing with the loss of money from credit card regulations by finding new fees that customers could soon face.
Congressman John Hall (D-Dover Plains) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Greenburgh) announced sweeping changes to credit card issuers Monday.