Man accused of using memorized credit card numbers for purchases

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(WBRE/WYOU) — Police in Tokyo arrest a part-time shopping mall clerk for using customer credit card numbers that he memorized.

Authorities say the 34-year-old used his photographic memory to steal more than 1,300 credit card numbers to buy items on the internet. They found a notebook he used to write down the numbers.

He’s accused of using those numbers to make internet purchases dating back to March of last year.

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