Man swipes $13,000 worth of jewelry from vending machine with fake credit cards | Inquirer News

Man swipes $13,000 worth of jewelry from vending machine with fake credit cards

/ 04:26 PM October 22, 2018

Manhattan-based designer Marla Aaron and her jewelry vending machine. Image: marlaaaron.com

A man used fraudulent credit cards to rob a fine jewelry vending machine in New York, United States.

The police are currently on the hunt for the unidentified thief who had stolen approximately $13,000 (around P698,000) worth of fine jewelry, as reported by the New York Post yesterday, Oct. 21.

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Surveillance footage showed the suspect, believed to be between 20 to 30 years old, sporting gray pants and a black Nike t-shirt with words “run” emblazoned in front when the incident happened.

The jewelry in the dispenser costs between $165 (about P8,800) to $1,588 (around P85,200) and can only be bought using a credit card, the report said. The police did not divulge the pieces that the man stole.

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The jewelry vending machine is the brainchild of Manhattan-based designer Marla Aaron. While it was placed at a privately owned park of the posh William Vale Hotel in Brooklyn, the said place is still open to the public. Kate Matriano/JB

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