$5K of merchandise bought with stolen credit card in Newport News traced to Russian city

Courtesy of the Newport News Police Department

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A credit card reported stolen in Newport News was used to buy more than $5,500 worth of merchandise at a local Best Buy, which police say has been traced to Russia.

Newport News police say they were notified about a city resident’s credit card being stolen on Jan. 31, which she said was taken from her wallet at a Costco on Jefferson Avenue.

Police say they learned the card was used at a local Best Buy to purchase more than $5,500 worth of merchandise, and the merchandise has since been traced to a city in Russia.

The Economic Crime Unit sent 10 On Your Side security photos of unidentified crime suspects.

If you know anything about this case or recognize the individuals involved, call Sgt. K. Hartian at 757-928-4240 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

You can also submit your tip at p3tips.com.

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