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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Thursday May 16th, 2019 :: 12:14 p.m. PDT


Credit Card Fraud - Encinitas

Do you recognize the man and woman in these surveillance photos? They are suspected of making more than $6,000 in fraudulent credit card purchases in Encinitas.

It all happened on March 25th between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. That's when someone stole the victim's wallet filled with business and personal credit cards while she shopped at the Home Goods store in the 200 block of N. El Camino Real in Encinitas.

A short time later, the victim's credit cards were used at several stores. Total loss was $470 in personal items and nearly $6,100 in fraudulent purchases.

Suspect #1 is described as a White or Hispanic woman between 25-35 years old. She has long dark hair and was last seen wearing a black/white baseball cap, gray Calvin Klein hoodie, black leggings, white socks and black sneakers.

Suspect #2 is described as a White or Hispanic man between 25-40 years old. He was last seen wearing glasses and a black baseball cap, burgundy Nike hoodie, black shorts and black sneakers.

If you recognize the people in these photos, call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Visit the Crime Stoppers website at for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 858-565-5200

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