Portland-area shopping spree with fake credit cards land duo in jail, court documents say

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Friday, December 6, 2013
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Two men face charges after allegedly using counterfeit credit cards to go on shopping sprees at retailers in Portland, Tigard and Salem.

Yu Zou, 28, of San Gabriel, Calif., and Shenghua Zhao, 33, of Olympia, Wash., were arrested in Portland Wednesday, Dec. 4 after Tigard police officers followed the duo as they racked up charges at Nordstrom, Macy's and Apple stores in Portland and Tigard....

Zou was arrested near Southwest 10th Avenue and Taylor Street in downtown Portland after being stopped by a Tigard police sergeant, while Zhao ran from the scene....

Zou and Zhao were both booked into the Washington County Jail on identity theft and theft charges.

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