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Cops: Woman Tried To Buy iPad At Stamford Apple Store With Fake Credit Card

A woman tried to buy an iPad from the Stamford Apple store Sunday using a fake credit card, according to police.
A woman tried to buy an iPad from the Stamford Apple store Sunday using a fake credit card, according to police. Photo Credit: Anthony Buzzeo, file

STAMFORD, Conn. - A 24-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y., woman was arrested on forgery and related charges Sunday after she tried to buy an Apple iPad from the Stamford Apple store with a fake credit card, police said.

Reneisha Daniella Ferguson, of St. John Place, was arrested at about 5:15 p.m., according to police. She presented the fake credit card to the clerk to buy the iPad, but the clerk discovered the credit card was fraudulent and contacted police, police said. The price of the iPad was not disclosed.

In addition to the fake credit card, Ferguson tried to use, officers also found two more fraudulent credit cards in her possession at the time of her arrest, police said.

Ferguson was charged with second-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft and criminal attempt to commit sixth-degree larceny, all misdemeanors. She was on $10,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in Stamford Superior Court on Monday.

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