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North Jersey Residents Accused of Using Fraudulent Credit Cards At Mall

The Freehold Township Police Department arrested two people on Monday, Feb. 18 after they allegedly used fraudulent credit cards to make purchases at the Freehold Raceway Mall.

Two North Jersey residents face criminal charges after they allegedly used fraudulent credit cards to receive merchandise from the Freehold Raceway Mall on President’s day.

Freehold Township Police arrested Lishary Garcia of Elizabeth, after she allegedly used a fraudulent credit card to buy almost $600 worth of merchandise.

Garcia, 22, faces one charge of receiving stolen property and one charge of credit card theft. According to her complaint warrant, on Feb. 18, Garcia received a $500 Lord & Taylor gift card that was purchased with a fraudulent credit card. In addition to the gift card, Garcia allegedly used a fraudulent credit card to purchase $96.99 worth of clothing from Forever 21.

According to Garcia’s complaint warrant she allegedly knew that she was in possession of four credit cards that had four different names. The cards were allegedly altered so that they could be used fraudulently.

A Union City man also faces one charge of receiving stolen property following a Feb. 18 incident.

Felix Llaneras, 49, of 14th street, is accused of possessing over $600 worth of clothing from Macy’s. According to the complaint warrant, Llaneras used a fraudulent credit card to purchase merchandise that totaled $647. 

For their alleged actions, Garcia and Llaneras have both been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI). Garcia’s bail has been set at $10,000. Llaneras’ bail is set at $ 20,000 bail.

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