A Best Buy employee in San Mateo, CA alerted sheriff's deputies on Wednesday to four men, all from the east coast, who tried to used fraudulent credit cards make purchases.
Police made a traffic stop just outside the parking lot, and the men denied having been in the store.
Deputies discovered hundreds of fake gift cards and credit cards, equipment used to manufacture the fraudulent cards, 131 new iPhone 6's, phone accessories, two MacBook Pros and high-end male clothing.
The men were arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail on suspicion of commercial burglary, identity theft, fraudulent use of access cards, manufacturing false access cards, possession of access cards with the intent to defraud, and conspiracy.
The suspects have been identified as Edwin Fernandez, 23, from Quincy, MA., Elijah Clarke, 20, from Middletown, NY., Musa Kanuteh, 29, from Bronx, NY. and Mitchell Malachi, 26 from Fayetteville, GA.
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