80.3 F
Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
HomeNewsPolice & CourtsMan Arrested on St. Croix for Fraudulent Use of Bank Card

Man Arrested on St. Croix for Fraudulent Use of Bank Card

A man was arrested Wednesday morning on St. Croix in connection to an ongoing investigation of a fraudulent bank transaction from January 2021. Kareem Edwards, 40, was charged with obtaining money by false pretenses, fraudulent use of a credit card, identity theft, and grand larceny, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to the VIPD, an investigation that began on Jan. 27, 2021, revealed that Edwards allegedly took an acquaintance’s Banco Popular card and withdrew $500 from the Sunshine Mall ATM without her permission.

Edwards was transported to the Wilbur H. Francis Police Operation Building in Frederiksted, where he was processed and booked. Bail was set at $20,000. Edwards was unable to post bail and was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections, pending an advice of rights hearing scheduled for Friday, police said.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.



STAY CONNECTED

20,771FansLike
4,756FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
This message is only visible to admins.
Problem displaying Facebook posts.
Error: Server configuration issue