Arrest Made in ShopRite Card Theft

ELIZABETH, N.J. — Police here arrested a local man who is accused of using a stolen credit card swipe terminal to put thousands of dollars on gift cards and prepaid credit cards.

ELIZABETH, N.J. — Police here arrested a local man who is accused of using a stolen credit card swipe terminal to put thousands of dollars on gift cards and prepaid credit cards.

According to reports, Juan M. Perez used the machine to issue nearly $80,000 in gift cards using ShopRite's account, and then sold them to customers. The device was stolen in May from a ShopRite in Linden, N.J.

The reports said no customer credit card data was compromised. ShopRite parent compa

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