Thieves go shopping using stolen cards
THE downside of paywave on bank cards has been highlighted after two stolen cards were used to make purchases in Gladstone.
An offender stole a credit card from a vehicle at Gladstone Central Shopping Centre last week and used it to shop at the Park Street Newsagency, Nightowl convenience shop, Coffee Club and United Service Station.
Transactions totalled $84.99, $2.70, $8.80 and $3.50.
In a separate incident, a debit card was stolen from the cup holder of a vehicle in Barambah Pde, Boyne Island.
The card was later used at Boyne Island McDonalds, with the transaction totalling $35.35.
Gladstone police have urged residents to make sure their property is secure at all times.