Lyndhurst Diner Owner Allegedly Committed Credit Card Fraud
Law enforcement recently arrested the owner of a Lyndhurst diner accused of fraudulently using credit cards and stealing in excess of $138,000.
The suspect is a 46-year-old male who lives in Paramus, NJ. He is the owner of the Schuyler Diner in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. According to authorities, the suspect committed the theft offenses by charging purchases on credit cards and then reporting that the credit cards had been stolen.
The majority of the charges on the credit cards were for food service supplies from Restaurant Depot stores. Is it believed that the suspect may have used the supplies for his diner in Lyndhurst, NJ.
According to prosecutors, the suspect fraudulently charged more than $138K on his credit cards.
Shortly after making the purchases in June 2014, the suspect reported the credit cards as stolen. Law enforcement subsequently opened an investigation and eventually arrested the suspect.
The suspect has been charged with a number of criminal offenses, including theft, hindering apprehension, and making false statements to authorities.
To learn more about this case, check out the Wyckoff Patch article, “Bergen Diner Owner Bilked Credit Card Companies Out of $138K: Police.”