Two men wanted for credit-card fraud

Police wish to speak to two men regarding the use of stolen credit cards in Narre Warren.

Police are investigating two men who allegedly tried to buy more than $6000 of mobile phones using stolen credit cards at stores in Narre Warren.

On 23 March, a man twice attempted to use a card at a store in a shopping centre on Overland Drive, police say.

On the first transaction at 12.45pm, he tried to buy more than $4000 of phones. It was declined.

He successfully re-attempted the purchase shortly after 5pm.

Police say the man then unsuccessfully tried to buy almost $2700 of phones from a white goods store at Narre Warren at 8.30pm that night.

The card was believed to be stolen from a South Yarra letterbox between 18 and 23 March.

The next day, a second man allegedly used the same card to attempt the same purchase at the same store.

The transaction was declined. He used a different card to spend about $2000, police say.

On 2 May, the first man allegedly returned to the store in the shopping centre to make a purchase using an allegedly stolen card.

He is described as Caucasian appearance, aged in his mid-20s and with brown wavy shoulder-length hair and a brown beard.

While at the shopping centre, he wore a fluoro-yellow T-shirt, blue pants and a black hat with a blue motif.

At the white-goods store, he wore a black T-shirt, shorts and shoes, and a black hat with a blue motif.

The second man was described as Caucasian appearance, aged in his mid-20s with spiky or messy short hair and a sleeve tattoo on his left arm.

He was wearing a white T-shirt.

Stonnington CIU detectives released CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to as part of the investigation.

Any information to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppersvic.com.au

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