A Windsor, Ont. woman has been charged with theft and fraud after stealing credit and debit cards from vehicles and going on a spending spree.
The woman is accused of rummaging through vehicles, which were left unlocked. She stole a wallet from one vehicle and a purse from another, police say.
In both instances the woman purchased items with the stolen cards using the electronic tap before the owners realized their belongings were missing.
The woman is charged with two counts of theft, four counts of fraud, unauthorized use of credit card data and four counts of possession/use of a credit card.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.