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Tampa Man Arrested For Using Stolen Credit Cards

Tampa Man Arrested For Using Stolen Credit Cards

Mulberry, Fla.-(970 WFLA)-Members of the Polk County Sheriff's Identity Theft Strike Force have arrested 20 year-old Noel Perez-Partagas for using fraudulent credit cards to steal diesel fuel from different gas stations.

Deputies say the Tampa man was caught with 89 plastic cards with magnetic stripes that had been re-encoded with personal credit information that had been stolen.

Perez-Partigas was going from station to station and using the cards to load up on the diesel fuel.  Deputies say he had a specially equipped pick-up truck that had a large tank to store all of the fuel.

 

 

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