A New Milford man already facing various computer-related theft charges used stolen credit card information while out on bail to pay for gym memberships for himself and his brother, among other illegal online purchases, authorities charged.
Francis Montecillo, 24, was originally released in Ocrober after being arrested by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s White Collar Crimes Unit and police in New Milford and Glen Rock, records show.
Last month, detectives in Paramus and New Milford discovered the new crimes, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said Saturday.
Authorities arrested him on Friday, along with his brother, Kenneth Montecillo, 22, Grewal said.
Both brothers “completed online registration forms using stolen credit information and showed up at the gym to work out and obtain their photographic identification cards,” the prosecutor said.
Francis Montecillo was also charged with swiping $10,000 in bitcoins from a buying service, he said. READ MORE….
ABOVE: Francis Montecillo (l.), Kenneth Montecillo (MUGSHOTS: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR)