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Suspect Makes Counterfeit Debit Card, Withdraws $3,000: NYPD

Nov. 11, 2019. By Shane O’Brien

Police are looking for a man who replicated a woman’s debit card and withdrew roughly $3,000 from ATMs throughout Queens and Manhattan over a seven day period in October.

The suspect made a total of 17 unauthorized transactions between Sunday, Oct. 20 and Saturday Oct. 26, according to the NYPD.

Police say that the man created a counterfeit card to withdraw the cash. He was caught on CCTV making a transaction at an ATM in Maspeth Mini Mart at 69-28 Grand Ave in Greenpoint.

Police describe the suspect as a white man who was last seen wearing a brown baseball cap, grey hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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