Police searching for suspects in Harrisonburg credit card fraud

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — UPDATE (Dec. 18):

According to the Harrisonburg Police Department, surveillance photos initially released in connection to this case were not of suspects, but instead of the victim in the case.

The man who reported use of his credit card information to police forgot that he had eaten at a local restaurant, so that transaction was investigated as fraudulent and surveillance images were released.

However, police continue to investigated the use of cloned card information at two ATMs between Harrisonburg and Maryland, from which no surveillance photos or video have been provided at this point.

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Harrisonburg police are searching for three men believed to be responsible for using someone else's credit card information to get large amounts of money.

According to a press release from the Harrisonburg Police Department, three men believed to be Harrisonburg residents or local college students used one person's credit card information to buy food at a Harrisonburg restaurant and then to make large withdrawals from multiple ATMs between Virginia and Maryland.

Police did not clarify how the victim's credit card information was compromised or stolen.

The three suspects are believed to be driving a grey two-door car with black rims.

If you know who any of these men are, or have any information connected to this crime, you're asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at (540) 437-2640. To remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Solvers at (540) 574-5050 or text “HPD” plus a tip to CRIMES (274637).