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Cleaning Lady and Son Charged in Credit Card Fraud


RARITAN TWP., NJ – A woman hired to do cleaning and errands has been charged with fraudulent use of a credit card. Her son was also charged.

Rosa E. Arteaga, 58 and her son Dagoberto Arteaga, 37, both of the township, were arrested around 2:35 p.m. Nov. 3.

Police said a resident told them on Sept. 21 of unauthorized charges on a credit card.

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Rosa Arteaga had access to the credit card to go food shopping and to make other authorized purchases for the victim, police said, the victim reported Rosa Arteaga had for months made numerous charges that were not authorized.

The Arteagas turned themselves in at police headquarters and were released after processing. The initial investigation was by Patrolman Aaron Roth; the follow-up investigation and arrests were by Det. Scott Iglay.

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