Mountain View police searching for trio accused of credit card fraud

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KRON) — Mountain View police are searching for three people suspected trying to spend thousands of dollars using a fraudulently obtained credit card.

Police say that on April 19, around 2 p.m., two men and a woman walked into the Costco in the 1000 block of North Rengstoff Avenue and opened a credit car using another person’s personal information.

After getting approved for the credit card, police say that the trio tried to buy more than $5,000 worth of merchandise with the new account.

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Mountain View police say they think this same group is likely responsible for using that same person’s information to open credit cars at businesses in San Mateo and San Carlos.

Police described the female suspect as Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds and possibly pregnant. The woman also has an unidentifiable tattoo on her right upper forearm and a partial tattoo
with the name “Jose” on the back of her neck, police said.

Police described the two male suspects as Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, both weighing 170 pounds.

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According to police, the trio was seen driving away in a black Ford Expedition, similar to this one.

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