Four Minnesota men charged with stealing from stores under fake names

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) Four people from Minnesota are arrested after being accused of creating in-store credit accounts at multiple stores in Eau Claire under fake names.

The criminal complaint says Duy-Vu Truong Nguyen, Dat Quoc Ly, Nam Xuan Ngo, and Vinh Xuan Ngo came to Eau Claire from Minnesota and took out credit cards in Menards, Best Buy, and a few other stores in the city.

It says they then bought thousands of dollars worth of good from the stores and charged it to the accounts.

In total, it says the group charged nearly $6,000 to the accounts.

They are now charged with theft by false representation.