Man charged with using stolen card at Victoria's Secret

September 04, 2013|By Rachel Cromidas, @rachelcromidas | RedEye

An Accent Chicago employee was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly used a stolen credit card to purchase clothes from Victoria's Secret and other Water Tower stores, county prosecutors said.

Kenyon Hoskins, 23, who also goes by the nickname "Lost One," was charged with identity theft after police found he was using a credit card that belong to a 21 year-old man whose wallet had gone missing earlier in the day, according to prosecutors.

Hoskins, of the 600 block of East 51st Street in Kenwood, admitted that he had taken possession of the man's wallet, removed his Chase Bank card, and used it to make $226.97 worth of purchases, including a pair of sneakers, according to the police report.

Hoskins was brought to the Cook County Criminal Courthouse Wednesday afternoon and released on an I-bond.

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