Two Arrested for Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards
NORFOLK - Two men were arrested Sunday in Norfolk for allegedly using fraudulent credit cards at several local businesses. Police Captain Leon Chapman reports that 30-year-old Wilian Cabrera-Moreira of Grand Island and 33-year-old Carlos Diaz-Brito of Miami, Florida are suspected of making thousands of dollars in purchases on December 4th and again on the 23rd using stolen credit card numbers. On December 4th, the pair made purchases at the Norfolk Wal-Mart store for more than $1100, at Shopko for $428 and at Sneekers for $174. The owners of the cards used is from Waukesha, Wisconsin, and had reported fraudulent activity on the cards, which he still had in his possession. The pair also attempted to purchase nearly $855 in merchandise at the Columbus Wal-Mart store, but that sale was rejected. On Sunday, Shopko employees recognized the same two subjects attempting to make another fraudulent purchase for nearly $750, using $400 in prepaid VISA cards. Chapman says police were notified, and Cabrera-Moreira and Diaz-Brito were arrested on charges of Unauthorized Use of a Financial Transaction Device and Unlawful Circulation of a Financial Transaction Device, both Class Three felonies. Carbrera-Moreira allegedly tried to hide an invalid TD business card in the police cruiser during transport, and Diaz-Brito was found to be in possession of two more fraudulent cards. Both suspects were taken to the Norfolk City Jail and transferred to the Madison County Jail on Christmas morning.