Police say, the resident's Wells Fargo debit card was used at two suspected gun retailers.
A Millburn woman reported Monday more than $25,000 was charged on her Visa debit card at two suspected firearm retailers, police said. The woman told police the purchases were made on March 13 but she only used the card for automatic payments, such as EZPASS and iTunes. The two suspected firearm retailers, Prophet River Holdings, of Canada, and Birdwatching DoFairfield, were flagged by Wells Fargo Bank, according to the report. Police advised the woman to contact the three major credit card bureaus to report the fraudulent activity.
Millburn police have a warrant for a suspect part of this alleged scam.
Last December, when a man who gave his name as Theng F. "Eddie" Chia left the employ of Bambou restaurant in Greenwich before his two-week training period was up, he may have taken away more than his paycheck. From Dec. 21 to 29, seven diners who used their American Express credit cards at the restaurant, located at the Mill complex in the Glenville section of town, had their card numbers and information removed by a "skimming" device, according to a Stamford police detective. When members of the Connecticut Financial Crimes Task Force, a combination of various law enforcement agencies, approached the restaurant to ask about the transactions, the owner of the establishment did some research. The owner found that in each case, Chia was the …