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Police Arrest Four New Yorkers in Tysons for Credit Card Fraud

Four New York residents were arrested in the parking lot outside the Tysons Corner Center mall on New Year’s Day on charges related to credit card theft.

According to Fairfax County Police, the department’s “Christmas Anti-Theft Team” was working on a shoplifting case when they were notified by a loss prevention officer at the mall of possible credit card fraud.

“The Loss Prevention Officer indicated he saw a woman in this store who was recently seen using fraudulent credit cards in a Maryland store,” police said in a crime report. “Our officers began watching her while other officers made contact with the victim who lives in California. While watching the woman, other suspects were developed.”

Police arrested two men and two women were arrested outside of the mall at their car. Police allege over $10,000 in fraudulently purchased merchandise was discovered inside.

According to the crime report:

“Han Lin, 34, of New York was charged with three counts of credit card theft, two counts of credit card fraud, and identity fraud. Chaojun Shao, 34, of New York, was charged with three counts of credit card theft, two counts of credit card fraud, receiving stolen goods and identity fraud. Shousheng Wang, 33, of New York, was charged with two counts of credit card theft and credit card fraud. Xiabing Lin, 34, of New York, was charged with [conspiracy] to commit credit card fraud. Additional charges are pending.”

Photo courtesy FCPD

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