Man arrested for allegedly using stolen credit card to buy $5K Chanel bag

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The man is accused of purchasing a $5,600 handbag from the Chanel store on E. 57th Street. (NYPD)

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A man accused of using a stolen credit card to buy a $5,000 Chanel bag in August was arrested Wednesday.

Paul Pinedo-Perez turned himself in to the 108th Precinct in Long Island City and was charged with grand larceny, aggravated identity theft and criminal possession of stolen property.

Pinedo-Perez is accused of using another person’s credit card to purchase a $5,600 Chanel handbag on Jan. 30, police said.

The person received a phone call from his credit card company of the theft.

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