Help Sought ID’ing Man in Fraudulent Credit Card Case
Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted for alleged fraudulent use of a credit card.
Surveillance cameras captured an image of an African-American man in his late 20s with a slim build.
The man allegedly used the card to charge approximately $176 worth of goods at a Hilo store.
Anyone with information on the man or his whereabouts is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters can make anonymous calls to Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.
Police are also reminding merchants to follow proper protocol when making credit card transactions.
They should be especially cautious when processing large purchases, particularly if the credit card does not swipe properly.
When in doubt, merchants should check with the credit card company.