Best Buy Employee Arrested For Using Customer Credit Cards

A Customer Associate for a Best Buy in Las Cruces, New Mexico, was indicted on Thursday for credit card fraud—three counts of making fraudulent purchases over $2500, three counts of making fraudulent purchases over $500, over 20 counts of falsely signing credit card slips, and 1 count of disposing of stolen property.

Amanda Hopkins used credit info from six customers to “make numerous purchases on their accounts” between October 2007 and April 2008. The local Fox affiliate says that Best Buy has issued the affected customers new cards and given them gift certificates.

“Las Cruces Best Buy Employee Accused Of Shopping With Customers’ Credit Cards” [KFOXTV]
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