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Suspects used fake credit cards to buy gift cards

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Westfield Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who allegedly used counterfeit credit cards throughout Hampden County.

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According to the Westfield Detective Bureau’s Facebook page, the suspects are accused of using the fake cards at the Holyoke Mall, the Holyoke Crossing Plaza, on Boston Road in Springfield, and on Memorial Drive in Chicopee.

The men mostly bought $100 gift cards, police said. One victim from Westfield told police she still had her card when the charges were made.

Police report that the suspects might be driving a white van or SUV, and speak with an eastern European accent. They also said a third man was seen with the two men during one of the alleged incidences.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Scott Phelon at 413-642-9390 or email at s.phelon@cityofwestfield.org.

The Chicopee Police Department is also investigating after a second victim was found living in the area.

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