CCTV released after up to £4,000 taken from shops in gift card fraud

THIS CCTV image has been released by police after shops were targeted in a gift card scam.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 3:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th April 2018, 3:16 pm
Police investigating gift card fraud have released this CCTV image

Hampshire police said eight shops have been defrauded of up to £500 each time during incidents on Monday.

Shops targeted were in Portsmouth, the New Forest, Southampton, and Romsey.

A police spokeswoman said: ‘Officers are keen to speak to the man in the CCTV image as he may be able to assist with their investigation.

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‘Anyone who recognises this man should call 101 quoting incident number 44180130962.’

Police did not reveal any details about how the fraud was carried out.