TPD looking for suspect in multiple identity thefts

TAMPA -- An unidentified suspect has been involved with multiple identity thefts across Tampa, Sarasota, and St. Petersburg after stealing the identity of a victim in Tampa to open a Sam's Club membership. 

According to Tampa Police, he was caught on security camera on Aug. 12, 2016. 

The unknown suspect was able to build up a line of credit at Best Buy in Clearwater and Belk's in Wesley Chapel and Ocala. The suspect had since obtained over $6,000 worth of goods around Tampa Bay. 

According to the footage, the suspect is a black male in his late twenties to early thirties with a dark complexion and thin build.

The Tampa Bay Crime Stoppers are offering up to $3,000 for information that may lead to the arrest of the unidentified suspect. The Tampa Bay Crime Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-873-8477.

(© 2016 WTSP)


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