Credit Card Fraud
The owner of a Menlo Park dry cleaning business was arrested Wednesday for allegedly defrauding dozens of customers a total of nearly $700,000, police said.
Some dry cleaning customers in Menlo Park said they are getting more than just clean clothes. The owner of the business is accused of putting thousands of extra dollars on customers’ credit cards.
A woman who dined at a Newark seafood restaurant on her birthday and was handed the wrong credit card by the waitress at the end of her meal was arrested after she took the card and headed to a nearby mall on Sunday evening, police said.
Walnut Creek police have arrested three Southern California men in connection with a series of fraudulent credit card purchases at Nordstrom stores all over the state.
More than 100 employees and customers have had their identities stolen at Bay Area Lucky supermarkets by thieves who tampered with the credit and debit card readers in self checkout lines, according to the company.
The former owner of a day spa in unincorporated Aptos was arrested Thursday on suspicion of credit card fraud.