WAUKESHA - A man
who was allegedly caught with fraudulent credit cards for banks
around the world is being held in the Waukesha County Jail after
being arrested this week in Brookfield.
37, of Miami, Fla., was charged with three counts of identity
theft and one count of credit card theft and ordered held on a
$100,000 bail. He is due in court again Monday.
complaint said he aroused suspicion Wednesday afternoon when an
employee of Victoria’s Secret at Brookfield Square reported he
tried to buy merchandise using a fraudulent credit card.
Gonzalez was arrested after he tried to buy two bottles of
cologne and $600 in gift cards from Victoria’s Secret in the
mall, but the credit card wouldn’t scan, the complaint said. A
second card also did not scan but worked when manually entered,
the complaint said.
another store, Buckle, also were suspicious when Gonzalez tried
to buy $1,211 worth of clothes but the credit card offered
wouldn’t scan, the complaint said.
Gonzalez with 10 credit cards on his person and a Texas driver’s
license in someone else’s name, the complaint said. Gonzalez had
arrest records in Florida, Virginia, and Georgia, it added. In
the Florida case, police there found him with 19 fraudulent
credit cards and a fake Pennsylvania driver’s license, the
One of the
cards Gonzalez had on him was listed to a South Dakota bank in a
name different from the actual cardholder, who lived in North
Carolina, the complaint added. Gonzalez also had falsified
credit cards from banks in Brazil, Germany, Australia, Sweden
and Spain as well two cards from a bank in India and at least
two from American businesses, the complaint said.