Credit card fraud investigator arrested on credit card fraud charges for stealing from customersBy Mason White 5:26 PM May 29, 2016
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A credit card fraud investigator was arrested on credit card fraud charges for stealing from customers he was supposed to help.
Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, have arrested a credit card fraud investigator for stealing credit card information from customers.
26-year-old Reynaldo Colon was working for Public Service Credit Union (PSCU). The company services many credit card companies to help people who notice suspicious purchases on their accounts.
Detectives said that when people called Colon for help, he wrote down their credit card number and used it for himself.
Colon used about 21 different people’s card cards, said spokesman Rick Shaw.
He made about 100 purchases, many at fast food restaurants, according to police. SPPD Spokesperson Rick Shaw said that there was a loss of about $13,000.
Colon was fired as soon as the company learned of the fraud. However, it took some time before he was arrested as police were still conducting their investigation.
Colon later found a job at Chase. They were informed about Colon’s crimes. Chase did not say if he will continue to work for them or if he will be fired.