Man pleads guilty after going on stolen credit card spending spree

The accused used the credit cards to buy €4500 worth of items from various retail outself in the capital

A Neapolitan man has admitted to using a stolen credit card to buy over €2,300 worth of goods from Valletta.

25-year-old Ciro Napolitano was arraigned yesterday before magistrate Neville Camilleri, charged with theft aggravated by value after using a credit card he had stolen from a man to buy €4500 worth of electronics, a mobile phone and vouchers from various retail outlets in the capital. The theft was deemed aggravated by value as the cost of the items bought exceeded €2,300.

Napolitano pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended for three years.

Inspector Jeffrey Scicluna prosecuted.

Lawyer Roberto Montalto and Legal Procurator Joeline Pace Ciscaldi were defence counsel.

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