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:

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.


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.


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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