May 14, 2012 - ******PLEASE NOTE TIME AND LOCATION OF AVAILABILITY*****
Investigators in the Houston Police Department's Investigative First Responder's Division are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in credit card frauds at several stores in the Houston area since February.
The suspect is described only as a white male, 40 to 60 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 170 to 210 pounds. He was last seen in a white Porsche Cayenne. Surveillance photos of the suspect and his vehicle are attached to this news release.
The suspect obtained stolen credit card information, put the information on a fraudulent credit card and then used the credit card to purchase several thousands of dollars in electronic items, including iPads, digital cameras and gift cards at the following locations:
Feb. 1 - Best Buy - 9670 Old Katy Road
Best Buy - 16980 Southwest Freeway
Feb. 5 - Best Buy - 5133 Richmond Avenue
Best Buy - 13238 Northwest Freeway
Best Buy - 510 Gulfgate Center Mall
Feb. 7 - Game Stop - 510 Gulfgate Center Mall
Investigators are asking anyone with information on the identity of the wanted suspect to contact the HPD Financial Crimes Unit at 713-308-2500 or Crime Stoppera at 713-222-TIPS.
At 2 p.m. TODAY (Monday, May 15), an investigator from the HPD Investigative First Responder Division will be available to answer questions regarding this case in the lobby of HPD Headquarters, 1200 Travis.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.