Coralie Carlson

Man Bought $13K of Jewelry From Vending Machine With Stolen Credit Cards: Police

A man used a fraudulent credit card to buy $13,000 of jewelry from a vending machine in Brooklyn, police said. 

That's right, a luxury jewelry vending machine. 

The machine is outside the William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg. It sells jewelry designed by Marla Aaron, who also has a jewelry vending machine outside the Brooklyn Museum. 

Police say a man used a fraudulent credit card to buy jewelry from the machine on the afternoon of Sept. 20. It's not clear how he got the credit card. 

Police are looking for a man in his 20s or 30s who is about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 220 pounds. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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