Stolen credit card lands man in jail

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE PROVINCE -

A man who used a stolen credit card nine times within the span of an hour was sen­tenced re­cently to 30 days in jail. Charles David MacAu­lay ap­peared be­fore Chief Judge John Dou­glas in pro­vin­cial court in Char­lot­te­town. On Aug. 2, 2014, the po­lice re­ceived a com­plaint that a chunk of ce­ment was thrown through a car win­dow. A wal­let in­side the car was stolen. MacAu­lay suc­cess­fully used a credit card from the wal­let eight times and made sev­eral more un­suc­cess­ful at­tempts. In to­tal MacAu­lay man­aged to spend $1,096.16 with the card, but he de­nied steal­ing it. Along with the jail time Dou­glas or­dered MacAu­lay to pay $1,096.16 in resti­tu­tion.

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