Checks stolen from U.S. Postal Service mailboxes, credit card fraud and unemployment, bike theft –
A Princeton Avenue resident reported on July 30 that her husband deposited a check for $ 10,000 in a United States Postal Service mailbox that was intended for a contractor. Someone else stole the check, tampered with it, and cashed it.
On August 1, a resident reported that three checks he had placed in a US Postal Service mailbox had been stolen, tampered with and cashed.
A resident reported to police on July 28 that he deposited four checks in the U.S. Postal Service mailbox on Palmer Square West, and all four checks were subsequently stolen, but not tampered with or cashed.
A Maidenhead Road resident reported to police on July 28 that someone had fraudulently applied for unemployment benefits through their employer using their contact details. The Princeton Police Detective Office is investigating the incident.
A resident of Ewing Street reported to police on July 28 that someone had used their details to open a credit card at Kay Jewelers in Livingston. The suspect then purchased two necklaces valued at $ 5,459.18.
Spruce Circle resident reported on July 30 that someone had transferred $ 2,000 to her
checking account in an unknown Capital One account. Someone also fraudulently cashed a check that she did not write herself for $ 2,995.
On July 28, a resident of Nassau Street told police he received a letter from a bank containing a credit card for an account he had never opened himself. The credit card account was created by someone else using their contact information.
On July 29, a man reported that the rear window of his car was smashed by someone while the car was parked in a public parking lot on North Harrison Street.
A woman reported to police on July 26 that at one point in the night her bicycle was stolen from the bicycle rack outside her apartment on Stanworth Lane. The bike was not secured with a padlock.