Thomas Radomski, of Carteret, New Jersey, has been charged with burglary, credit card theft and fraud.
ulent use of a credit card after allegedly stealing a wallet from a vehicle, according to MyCentralJersey.com.
Between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., the victim called to cancel a credit card that was used at a Krauszer's. He had left his Jeep parked with the windows down, and upon returning to his car found that his laptop bag and wallet were missing.
Officers went to the store to check surveillance videos and found footage that showed the man who had used the credit card. Another officer on the scene was able to identify the man as Thomas Radornski, who now stands accused of the crime.
A woman came to the police later that day to report that she had found a black laptop bag and other items. However, the credit cards were still missing.
Credit card theft is becoming a more common occurrence, according to Javelin Strategy and Research. In 2008, credit card fraud.
cases jumped 22 percent, reaching a total of 9 million cases. Protecting ones' information when shopping online is one way to safeguard against identity fraud.