Man arrested for allegedly using stolen credit card to buy $5K Chanel bag

Posted at 12:49 PM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-08 12:56:30-05

The man is accused of purchasing a $5,600 handbag from the Chanel store on E. 57th Street. (NYPD)

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A man accused of using a stolen credit card to buy a $5,000 Chanel bag in August was arrested Wednesday.

Paul Pinedo-Perez turned himself in to the 108th Precinct in Long Island City and was charged with grand larceny, aggravated identity theft and criminal possession of stolen property.

Pinedo-Perez is accused of using another person’s credit card to purchase a $5,600 Chanel handbag on Jan. 30, police said.

The person received a phone call from his credit card company of the theft.