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NYC Crime: Queens ID thief scores iPhones; Bronx 21 yo shot dead

Thief used deaf school workers ID and credit info to buy nearly $8,000 in iPhones.Reuters

ID Theft fiend wanted for iPhone steal scheme

Queens Cops on Wednesday released video of a suspect wanted for identity theft.

The suspect placed an online order for approximately $7,800 worth of Apple 5S iPhones using the identity and credit card information of an employee of the Lexington School for the Deaf, located at 26-26 75 St. in East Elmhurst.


The perp directed the phones to be shipped to a FedEx store at 118-10 Queens Boulevard. He picked them up on Christmas Eve, 2014, using the identification of the school employee.

Call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS if you have info.

Bronx 21-year-old shot dead on Parkchester St.
Pablo Beard, 21, was fatally shot in the chest outside outside of 1504 Leland Ave., the NYPD said Wednesday.

The shooting happened at 4:41 p.m. in the 43rd precinct. The victim lived nearby at 1512 Leland.

Cops are looking for a 6-foot-tall gunman who was wearing a black coat and hoodie.

 

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