Female thief uses stolen credit card to buy flowers and gift cards (Video)

By Mark Young, SouthFloridaReporter.com Managing Editor, June 29, 2015 – A female thief used a stolen credit card to go on a shopping spree. According to BSO the thief bought flowers and gift cards. Unfortunately she was caught on surveillance cameras at the checkout counters. Now BSO needs your help in identifying her. Here’s the BSO info:

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a thief who used a victim’s identity to make a purchase on June 5 at a Publix in Oakland Park. The female suspect was captured on the store’s security cameras.

Charles Pomonto received a fraud alert telling him that someone had made a large purchase and attempted a second purchase using one of his credit cards. Pomonto, who lives in Miami, was unaware his credit card account information had been stolen.

The suspect is a middle-aged female with long dark hair, a medium complexion and medium build. She wore a purple, low-cut shirt, dark-colored pants, a gold necklace and carried a black and white purse. During the Oakland Park transaction the thief purchased a gift card and flowers. She did three additional purchases with the stolen card in Miramar and Ft. Lauderdale Publix locations, totaling more than $1,000.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Detective Samantha Cottam at 954-202-3113 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. A reward of up to $3,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.