| Fadley Faisal |
AN alleged credit card fraud offender was further remanded by the Intermediate Court which adjourned the case to February 18, 2015.
The defendant’s lawyer yesterday asked for time to look at the documents of the case.
Judge Haji Abdullah Soefri bin Pehin Dato Haji Abidin allowed 22-year-old Malaysian Chinese man Wong Ching Wei to seek his lawyer’s advise on the case involving five charges of credit card fraud.
Wong Ching Wei allegedly used a fake credit card to purchase an Apple iPhone 6 worth $1,408 at QQ eStore, Centerpoint Gadong on January 13.
Four other charges alleged him of having possession of forged credit cards and cheating using the cards.
DPP Raafe’ bin Hj Ibrahim informed in earlier court proceedings that allegations against the defendant is that he arrived Brunei in the morning of January 13, went to Gadong commercial area and approached a watch shop to purchase luxury watches.
All his four attempted transactions using three fake credit cards were unsuccessful which triggered an alert at the bank of fraudulent activities.
However, the defendant managed to use a fake credit card to purchase an iPhone 6.
The defendant then went to the Brunei International Airport and the police who were on the lookout for the defendant there immediately arrested him at around 6pm that day.