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Brooklyn men arrested for possession of fake gift cards

August 5, 2014 Associated Press
Two Brooklyn men were caught buying items from a Long Island Target with a stolen credit card.
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WESTBURY, N.Y.— Two Brooklyn men are accused of possessing 22 fake gift cards.

Nassau County police say the suspects were observed on a store security camera buying multiple items with a stolen credit card on Monday.

They say it happened at a Target store in Westbury, Long Island.

Police say the men were arrested as one of them was placing the stolen packages in the trunk of a 2010 Mercedes. The other suspect was sitting in the driver’s seat.

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Police say the suspects were found to also be in possession of 22 fake gift cards that had been altered.

They were identified as Denton Saunders and Ryan Fletcher. They were charged with possession of a forged instrument and identity theft.

It wasn’t clear if they had lawyers.

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