Crazy Credit Card Scams & Identity Theft Horror Stories
Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2011
You think you heard crazy and wacky. Wait to you hear these
A women in Rhode Island received $65 worth of flowers paid for
on her own stolen credit
This is even wackier. Jennifer Mercado was sitting on a Bronx,
N.Y. jury in a credit card theft case when she stole a fellow
juror's credit card. The other juror was able to figure it out
because Jennifer Mercado went shopping on her lunch breaks. The
shopping bags she returned with corresponded with the stores on the
stolen juror's statement. She was arrested mid-trial.
One woman in south Florida paid a person to steal another individual's
person identification. She used that personal information to
open several credit cards. Then she proceeded to the plastic
surgeon to have a few procedures including breast implants and
This next wins for most crazy. A millionaire dentist finds a
credit card outside a mall. He uses it to purchase $40 worth of
pizza. In the meantime, the college student called the credit card
company to cancel his credit
card when the company said it was just used to purchase pizza
where he lost it. The student immediately called police. The
dentist was arrested while he was still waiting for his pizzas. In
the meantime, he had $250 worth of cash in his wallet and had a net
worth between $3 and $4 million .
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