Guy Steals Credit Card, Uses It To Buy Home Security Camera To Ward Off Thieves

Image courtesy of CBS Denver

Police in Colorado say they’re on the lookout for a man accused of using a stolen credit card to purchase a home security system, which, is of course useful when trying to keep people from stealing your stuff.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect broke into a parked car in early October and took the credit card from a purse, CBS Denver reports. The victim notified police and her banks, but the suspect still managed to use the card to buy the system at a Best Buy store. Sure, he could just be selling it online, but it’s still… interesting.

“It was like, ‘Seriously, you used my account for these types of things?’” the victim said. “It’s kind of ironic.”

Police are now hoping the public can help them figure out who the man in the video is. Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call investigators at (303) 271-5612 and reference case #16-26113.

Thief Makes Unusual Purchase With Stolen Credit Card [CBS Denver]

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