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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-511

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 27, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Credit Card Fraud

    Two suspects use stolen credit cards to purchase gift cards.
    • Saturday
    • September 16, 2017
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dillard's
    • 8161 Citrus Park Town Center Mall
    • Tampa, Florida



    #1 Black female, approximately 5'6”, 165 lbs, medium build, dark brown complexion, 20 – 25 years old. Last seen wearing a blue shower type cap, red pullover short sleeve top, dark pants and slides.

    #2 Black male, 5'4 tall, approximately 17 – 20 years of age, 140 lbs, thin build and dark complexion. Last seen wearing a black cap with a Puma logo on the front, a white pullover t-shirt, red pants and black Nike slides with Nike check on top.


    On September 16, 2017, the complainant had their wallet stolen from the Dillard's while working there. On the same day the complainant's charge cards were used at two nearby Publix stores. One located at 5731 Ehrlich Road and the other at 15151 North Dale Mabry Highway. There were a total of three fraudulent transactions resulting in the purchase of gift cards.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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