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Featured Crime 03/23/2017
Offense: Fraud
Suspect: Unknown female suspect
Time/Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Location: Weis Market, 552 State Street, within Hamburg Borough
Synopsis: The Hamburg Borough Police Department is investigation a fraud incident. The fraud occurred at the Weis Market, 552 State Street, within Hamburg Borough. On Saturday, March 4, 2017, a black female entered the Weis Market with the intent to purchase Gift Cards with the use of fraudulent credit cards.  Store video surveillance revealed that a female used at least four (4) credit cards in her efforts to obtaining $1,000.00 worth of gift cards. The victim, who’s information was encoded on the fraudulent credit card, was notified by the sponsor bank relative to the suspicious purchases on the card. No additional information is presently available on the suspect.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident or who can identify the suspects is requested to call Crime Alert Berks Tip Line at 1-877-373-9913 or use your mobile phone to text tips to keyword ALERTBERKS along with your tip to 847411. You may also contact Hamburg Police Department, Officer Keven Chase, at 610-562-7228.
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Crime Alert Berks County is an organization of interested citizens, businesses, service organizations, corporations and social clubs, which formed to help our police departments in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to obtain credible leads that will result in arrests of criminals and solving crimes. This organization's inception was on August 1, 1998. Numerous crimes have been solved and arrests have been made as a result of tips e-mailed and phoned into the tip line.
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