Hartford Man Bought Apple Watch Using Fraudulent Credit Cards

Bankole Awosika of Hartford, Connecticut, used fraudulent credit cards to purchase an Apple Watch, two iPhones, and five other “cheaper phones”. He was charged with forgery and identity theft.

The man, Bankole Awosika, 34, was arrested by local police Dec. 11 and charged with four counts of first-degree forgery, five counts of third-degree identity theft, five counts of criminal impersonation, three counts of illegal use of a payment card, three counts of receiving goods from the illegal use of a payment card, third-degree larceny, first-degree attempt to commit forgery, third-degree attempt to commit identity theft, attempt to commit criminal impersonation, and second-degree breach of peace.