Friday, April 5, 2013
The latest report from the Chesterfield police shows 17 credit card fraud cases in a week's time.
Just a few days after Schnucks supermarkets announced that it had found and contained the cause of a breach in customers' credit card information, the fallout is still showing up in police reports, according to Chesterfield police. In the latest round of police incidents from the week of March 27 through April 2, police reported 17 incidents involving fraudulent credit card purchases. "We have had an increase in fraud reports these past few weeks," said Chesterfield police spokesman Officer Mike Ryffel. "We believe the increase is due to the Schnucks security breach." The supermarket chain announced last weekend that a breach in the company's computer system had been caused by a cyberattack and had resulted in the loss of customers' credit…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Chesterfield Police are investigating the case in which a woman used stolen cards to make charges at Target stores in Chesterfield, St. Charles County and Bridgeton.
Chesterfield Police are looking for a woman who is believed to have used stolen credit cards to buy thousands of dollars’ worth of gift cards and make other charges at Target stores in Chesterfield and throughout the St. Louis area. The suspect is thought to be behind two separate incidents, according to police. The first occurred on Dec. 22, 2012, when an individual eating at a Chesterfield area restaurant had three credit cards stolen from her purse. Chesterfield Lt. Michael Thompson said these cards were later used at the Chesterfield Target store for more than $7,000 in cash advances. The suspect then allegedly struck again on Jan. 12, this time targeting a purse at a salon and grabbing three more credit cards. These were used at …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Ellisville police tip line is 636-227-7777.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying someone who used a stolen credit card Saturday at the CVS Pharmacy located at 15846 Manchester Rd., in Ellisville. The suspect is a tall man with close-cropped dark hair, shown wearing a blue- or purple-and-green horizontally striped shirt with dark pants or what appear to be knee-length shorts. Police said the suspect used the stolen credit card to buy more than $412 worth of goods. Police said the same stolen credit was used Sunday to purchase goods at a Walgreens in Ballwin. Anyone with information about this investigation may call Ellisville Police at 636-227-7777.
Monday, April 4, 2011
The Chesterfield Police Blotter from March 23 to March 29.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. March 23 March 24 March 25 March 26 A 28-year-old man violated a court order of protection by entering a business at 2 McBride and Son Center Dr. when the victim was in the building. March 27 March 28 March 29 Earlier April 5, 2009 A delayed report of an assault between a divorced couple was filed. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of Westmeade Drive. March 8 A 30-year-old man made several fraudulent credit card transactions at his former job. The incidents happened between Jan. 29 and March 8 and were reported in the 15000 block of Olive Boulevard. March 18 Between March 14 and March 18, a victim’s credit card was used to make purchases. The suspect …
Friday, March 25, 2011
The Chesterfield Police blotter from March 14 to March 22.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. March 14 A victim’s credit card was used for online purchases between March 9 and March 14. The incident was reported in the 16000 block of Deveronne Circle. March 15 Someone damaged Internet utility lines inside a business in the 18000 block of Wings of Hope Boulevard between 5 p.m. on March 14 and 6 a.m. on March 15. March 16 March 17 March 18 March 19 March 20 A 23-year-old man used his head to break a window on a bus in a parking lot in the 17000 Chesterfield Airport Road. March 21 March 22 Earlier Jan. 4 A man reported he never received his money back after the purchase of a vehicle was canceled. Jan. 31 A victim’s credit card was used to purchase a gift …
Monday, March 21, 2011
The Chesterfield Police blotter from March 10 to March 16.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. March 10 March 11 March 12 March 13 A woman pumped gasoline at a gas station in the 15000 block of Olive Boulevard and left without paying. She later returned to pay for the gas. March 14 A victim’s credit card account was used for out of state purchases. The incident was reported in the 15000 block of Cedarmill Drive. Earlier Jan. 3 A victim’s credit card was used fraudulently. The incident was reported in the 17000 block of Chesterfield Airport Road. March 7
Friday, March 4, 2011
The Chesterfield Police blotter from Feb. 24 to March 1.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. Feb. 24 Feb. 25 Feb. 26 Feb. 27 Feb. 28 Someone used a victim’s credit card to make fraudulent purchases. The incident was reported in the 1800 block of Shadywood Court. March 1 Someone continues to call a business in the 100 block of Long Road despite being told to stop. Earlier Feb. 8 A 25-year-old man created fake merchandise returns and took cash from his place of employment in Chesterfield Mall between Nov. 26 and Feb. 8. Feb. 9 Two fraudulent transactions were made on a victim’s checking account, and their business credit card was used for online purchases. The incident was reported in the 2200 block of Hester Street. Feb. 21 Someone forged a victim’s name…
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
The man is suspected of stealing a purse and using the victim's credit card and checks to pay for purchases at Toys R Us and a grocery store.
Chesterfield Police are seeking a man suspected of stealing a purse and using the victim's credit card and checks. The man is wanted for theft, credit card fraud and forgery. The victim's purse was stolen at Trader Joe's from an employee area in the back of the store on Feb. 4. The suspect went to Toys R Us and purchased a Wii gaming system. Then, he went to the nearby Dierberg's and used one of the victim's checks to pay for his purchase as well as obtain cash back. Anyone with information about the suspect should call the Chesterfield Police Detective Bureau at 636-537-3000. Updated 1:43 p.m. with date of the incident and name of the grocery store.
Friday, January 28, 2011
The Chesterfield Police blotter from Jan. 16 to Jan. 24.
The following information was supplied by the Chesterfield Police Department. Jan. 16 A victim reported a debit account number was used for two purchases in Georgia. The crime was reported at a home on the 15000 Black Birch Drive. Jan. 17 A victim’s credit card was used to buy a laptop computer. The victim reported the crime on the 1500 block of Woodroyal West Drive. Jan. 18 Jan. 19 Jan. 20 Jan. 21 Jan. 22 Jan. 23 A cell phone was stolen from the break room of a business on the 100 block of Four Seasons Shopping Center. Jan. 24 There was a fire at a home on the 200 block of Stablestone Drive. Earlier Aug. 29 Someone opened a credit card in the victim’s deceased mother’s name and used it between Aug. 20 and Aug. 29. The crime was reported …