Police Seek Public’s Help in Solving ATM Card Theft 08-20-01

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
HILO CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
DETECTIVE GRACE CASTILLO
PHONE: 961-2377
AUGUST 20, 2001
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SUSPECT IN ATM CARD THEFT — Bank ATM cameras snapped these photos of a woman suspected of making fraudulent withdrawals with a stolen ATM card.

MEDIA RELEASE

Hilo Criminal Investigation Section detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving the theft and fraudulent use of an ATM card.

The victim, a 37-year-old Hilo man, said someone had stolen his First Hawaiian Bank ATM card and had made a total of eight illegal cash withdrawals from ATM machines on June 11 and 12, 2001.

By tracing the exact times of the withdrawals, police were able to obtain several photos of the illegal transactions made by a suspect.

They are asking that anyone with information about the theft and illegal withdrawals or the identity of the thief to call Detective Grace Castillo of the Hilo CIS at 961-2377 or the police none-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. Crime Stoppers keeps the identities of callers strictly confidential.

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